Presentations, Dinner and Field Day

The recent SQLRG workshop was hosted in the Toowoomba Region on the 30th of March at the Burke and Wills Hotel. The day included demonstrations and presentations talking about all things SOIL!!! 

30/03/23 – A day of networking and presentations followed by a field tour.

8:30am registration for a 9:00am start

Speakers included:

  • Ag Tech Hub – What is the hub and current projects – CLICK HERE to view the presentation PDF
    • Thomas Hall
  • Department of Environment and Science – Mine closures and compliance with regulations – CLICK HERE to view the presentation PDF
    • Chris Wake
  • Centre for Soil and Erosion Management – Soil Management for Rehabilitation – CLICK HERE to view the presentation PDF
    • Rob Loch
  • SQLRG – Critically Endangered Natural Grassland Communities on the Darling Downs – CLICK HERE to view the presentation PDF
    • Rick Haywood 

Watch all the presentations by CLICKING HERE. Sorry but please note some of the slides are hard to view so please see copies above in PDF format.

We then headed to Cambooya where Jayne Thorpe from Stablish discussed Darling Downs grasslands and showed us some recent site rehab works. Jayne has grown up in a rural agricultural business (free-range sheep (wool and meat) and free-range beef cattle), completed a Bachelor of Science in Plant Ecology, Post Grad Diploma in Ethnobotany, and has worked for 20 years with Landcare and Natural Resource Management not-for-profits.

The ticket also included coffee, morning tea, lunch and dinner (cash bar) following the event at 4 Brothers Brewing.

Thank you to all that attended the day. It was a full house and enjoyed by all! See you at the next one!!!

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