Tierra Australia will be hosting a field day in the Chapman River catchment on Tuesday 17 August.  The day will commence with short talks at the refurbished Nabawa Tavern at 11.00am, followed by a tour of the following properties:

  • Rod O’Bree – a decade of on-ground works to rehydrate landscapes & boost productivity. For the full report on the whole farm demonstration at Yanget Farms, click here.
  • Jason & Renaye Stokes – NACC catchment demonstration of salt bush & perennial pastures on rehydrated land integrated with crops to improve livestock production.

Lunch will be provided at the Tavern by Great Northern Rural and Western Independent Foods.

Guest speakers will cover Chapman river Catchment Function Analysis, Natural Capital accounting, investing in your natural assets, salt bush and sowing perennial pastures by leading local farmers, Tierra, CSIRO, Planfarm, GNR, Perth NRM & Grant Bain.

This event is supported by funding from the Western Australian Government’s State NRM Program.

Click here  for event media release with background information.

Date:                   Tuesday August 17th 11.00 am to 5.00pm

Cost:                   Free event with lunch provided by Western Independent Foods & Great Northern Rural. Followed by drinks at the re-opened Nabawa Tavern

Location:           Tour of the farm sites on a bus leaving from and returning to the Nabawa Tavern. Chapman Rd, Nabawa, Western Australia 6532

More Info:        Click here for event timetable or for more info contact Rod O’Bree 0417182747 or Tim Wiley 0488195921

Tickets:              Trybooking

Rod O’Bree and Professor Mark Gibberd, Curtin University examining a perennial pasture trial on ‘Yanget Farm’.