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You, me & biodiversity: revegetation talk with David Millsom

Posted on 4 April, 2019 by Jacqui

Wombat Forestcare is hosting an opportunity to learn about maximising revegetation success with David Millsom , an experienced revegetation practitioner.

When:    Saturday 27 April 2019 from 1.30 to 3.00 pm
Where:   Trentham Neighbourhood Centre, Cnr Market and High St, Trentham, Victoria
Cost:      Gold coin donation

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The talk will cover:

  • Drivers for and development of large scale revegetation techniques.
  • Site preparation for tubestock and direct seeding.
  • Site selection.
  • Species selection – what to plant and why.
  • Provenance, origin of the term and what genetics are telling us.
  • Seed treatments – overview of how to maximise germination, use of smoke, heat, cold and other methods.
  • Research, development and application of live bacteria innoculant for native legumes.
  • How to maximise chance of success in a drying and hotter climate.

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