Healthy Pastures Healthy Habitat | Maroochy

Healthy pastures and healthy habitats benefit each other in a well-maintained grazing ecosystem. Learn how to manage your pastures for both productivity and ecosystem health through good grazing management principles and an understanding of how to provide a healthy habitat for native flora and fauna. Presenters include Bruce Lord & Vanessa Smolders (Healthy Land & Water) and Mal Smith (Ecollaboration).

This is a free event and includes morning tea and lunch.

Main topics will include:

  • Increasing pasture quality
  • Pasture rest & recovery
  • Pasture species & ID
  • Grazing strategies
  • Benefits of riparian buffers/good grazing management
  • Creating & maintaining healthy habitat

We will be heading out into the field as part of this event, so make sure you bring:

  • Notebook and pen
  • Suitable clothing for field work, including sturdy, enclosed footwear
  • Sun protection and insect repellent

DATE: Friday 17 March 2022

TIME: 9.00am – 1.00 pm

VENUE: Yandina Bowls Club, 30 Steggalls Rd, Yandina

RSVP:  by Friday 3 March 2023 0432561610 or


For more information, please contact Vanessa Smolders on 0432 561 610 or


This workshop is supported by Healthy Land and Water through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

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