week, the Bureau of Meteorology revised their ENSO Tracker Status from 'watch'
to 'alert' level, which means there is now at least a 70% probability of an El
Nino developing. The Bureaus' climate models suggest that current weather
conditions will likely persist or strengthen.
the conditions we experienced last summer we received a lot of feedback from
members that water security was a real issue.
address this Watershed Landcare will be hosting a seminar on
on Tuesday 9 December
to help landholders make the best management decisions when it
comes to their limited water resources.
seminar will cover topics such as:
evaporation rates in dams
water quality when dam levels start to drop
down runoff to prevent erosion and loss of valuable topsoil
optimum conditions for infiltration into the soil
soil moisture for maximum periods
on-farm activities are not resulting in groundwater pollution or
techniques to employ on your farm
seminar will be held in the afternoon of Tuesday 9 December at the Straw Bale
Shed, Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC).
don't forget the Central Tablelands LLS Native
Vegetation ID Information Dayon
this Friday 28
November, Mudgee. The day will cover identification of local
species of Eucalyptus, Wattles and Shrubs. Participants are encouraged to bring
their own samples along.
more information contact Bruce Christie - 6372 4044 or 0429 986 434.