Training for Native Revegetation

Training in best practice methods for successful native revegetation activities

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Training for Native Revegetation

Training in best practice methods for successful native revegetation activities

The issue

Landholders in the Granite Belt area have a long history of undertaking revegetation activities and sometimes with limited success, costing both time and money. Granite Borders Landcare Committee in partnership with the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services were keen to provide information to landholders to improve skills in activities associated with revegetating the landscape.

The solution

Granite Borders Landcare Committee has been funded by the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services to coordinate a project where a series of workshops will be conducted. This project focuses on training days in methods for successful revegetation; identification of native plant species, identification and use of fire retardant vegetation and vegetating dams. The first workshop, Plant Propagation and Seed Collection, was held in October 2016 at Mole Station Native Nursery. Twenty four participants rotated around stations focused on seed collection; propagation by seed; how to take cuttings; propagation by cuttings and propagation by grafting.


The impact

The key success of the workshop was attracting seven new members to Landcare as a result of their involvement in the workshop. This is a direct result of the value of their experience in being part of a network of like minded people and the opportunities for learning new skills that Landcare can provide. An evaluation of the workshop by attendees rated the overall success of the workshop as 10 / 10 for providing practical hands on experience in propagation.

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Key facts

  • 24 participants
  • 2 fact sheets distributed

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