July 19, 2023 6:00pm
The farmer and the forester forum with guest speakers and acclaimed farm foresters, Rowan Reid and Andrew Stewart.
Join us at the Bracknell Hotel for Private Forests Tasmania's forum with guest speakers and acclaimed farm foresters, Rowan Reid and Andrew Stewart.
Learn how trees can future proof your farm, be a tool for diversification, carbon positive outcomes, economics, aesthetics, succession planning and creating one of the most renewable resources.
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
6pm for 6:30pm start - end 9pm
The Bracknell Hotel, 56 Louisa Street, Bracknell 7302
RSVP essential by Monday, July 10, 2023 (numbers are limited) to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 661 009 (please advise any dietary requirements on RSVP).
Rowan Reid is a farmer and master tree grower who has lectured the subject of agroforestry at Melbourne University since 1991 and works full-time on his Bambra Agroforestry Farm in the Otway Ranges of Southern Victoria growing, harvesting, milling and drying timber.
Andrew Stewart co-ordinates the Otway Agroforestry Networks and owns Yan Yan Gurt West Farm in Southern Victoria producing prime lambs and wool with integrated agroforestry whilst running an educational farm tour business and native flower farming business. Andrew has established more than 55,000 trees and shrubs on his farm, constituting 18 per cent of his property to form a diverse biological infrastructure that supports and enhances his agricultural production whilst providing new opportunities from the agroforestry system.