Green Living Expo
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Green Living Expo

Head along to the TAFE campus at  Wollongbar, 61 Sneaths Road this Saturday for a day filled with all things Green Living.  Our star Board Member, Sebastian Crangle, will be on the 1.30pm panel discussing “Creating a Green Home” alongside Phil Dudman (ABC Garden Gugu). The Northern Rivers Green Living Expo is a family-friendly community…

EVs on farms – Join the webinar today at 12pm.
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EVs on farms – Join the webinar today at 12pm.

Electric vehicles are making their way onto Australian roads. But when will we start to see more EVs on our farms? In what timeframe will electric heavy machinery become available? What infrastructure will be required to ensure that farmers and rural Australia are equipped to deal with this new demand? Hear from Stephanie Gersekowski, John…

Brunswick Valley Landcare’s November Newsletter
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Brunswick Valley Landcare’s November Newsletter

Each month Brunswick Valley Landcare publishes a comprehensive newsletter of what’s happening in the land of landcare in our shire and beyond. If you haven’t already read November 2022’s edition the topics include: HABITAT ACTION GRANT RESTORING FISH HABITAT ON THE BRUNSWICK RIVER MAIN ARM NEW WILDLIFE CORRIDOR SYSTEM TO OPEN VITAL LINKS FOR NATIVE…

Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding
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Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding

Trailer for Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us to befriend fire and use it as a regenerative force rather than allow it to be an uncontrolled destructive one.  They share their knowledge of the multiple benefits of…

CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire
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CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire

Zero Emissions Byron’s ‘C02 Drawdown Stories’ is a quest to find and share Byron Shire’s most effective carbon sequestration projects and the dedicated, determined champions who are driving them.  Episode 2: Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us…

CO2 Drawdown Episode 1: Biodiverse Reforestation Sequesters Carbon 
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CO2 Drawdown Episode 1: Biodiverse Reforestation Sequesters Carbon 

Zero Emissions Byron’s ‘C02 Drawdown Stories’ is a quest to find and share Byron Shire’s most effective carbon sequestration projects and the dedicated, determined champions who are driving them.  Episode 1: Biodiverse Reforestation Sequesters Carbon  Celebrating the work of carbon drawdown champion Claire Oelrichs who has self funded the planting 50,000 trees since 1991 on…

Grants for Flood Effected Landholders
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Grants for Flood Effected Landholders

Thanks to the Byron Shire Council and their Agricultural Extension Officer,  Andrew Cameron for sharing this information.  We are happy to share it with our networks and encourage you to share to yours. The Livestock Flood Recovery Webinar advertised below was postponed.  Register to hear when it gets rescheduled.   Rural Financial Counselling services -…

Rex’s Recommendation #6 : Book – Soil by Matthew Evans
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Rex’s Recommendation #6 : Book – Soil by Matthew Evans

Soil is the unlikely story of our most maligned resource as swashbuckling hero. A saga of bombs, ice ages and civilisations falling. Of ancient hunger, modern sicknesses and gastronomic delight. It features poison gas, climate collapse and a mind-blowing explanation of how rain is formed. For too long, we’ve not only neglected the land beneath…

Rex’s Recommendation #5 : Book – Dirt to Soil by Gabe Brown
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Rex’s Recommendation #5 : Book – Dirt to Soil by Gabe Brown

Soil health pioneer Gabe Brown did not set out to write a book on no-till, regenerative agriculture but that was the end product of his research into a new method of farming that would bring back life to his farm, rather than taking away from it. As a series of weather-related crop disasters put the…

Rex’s Recommendation #4 :  John Kempf – Regen Ag Specialist
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Rex’s Recommendation #4 : John Kempf – Regen Ag Specialist

John Kempf is an entrepreneur, speaker, podcast host and teacher.  He is passionate about the potential of well managed agriculture ecosystems to reverse ecological degradation. John believes regenerative agriculture management systems can: regenerate producer profitability and create economic incentives for producers produce crops that are inherently resistant to possible infections by insects, bacteria, fungi, nematodes…