Landcare ACT Forum: the future of ACT region’s non-urban land

Landcare ACT, the ACT’s peak body for land stewardship groups, is this week holding a forum to discuss the future of the ACT region’s non-urban land.

A recent survey of ACT rural landholders, undertaken by Landcare ACT found many ACT farmers were concerned about the uncertain future of local farming. The forum aims to increase community understanding of the region’s land use challenges and to provide opportunity for discussion about land use choices and planning processes around the nation’s capital.

Forum: The future of our region’s non-urban land

Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 8:45am to 1:00pm

Population growth is a driver for land use change in our region, with pressure from multiple uses all vying for a piece of land, a finite resource. The need for housing and consequent expansion of the cities, towns and villages will continue for the foreseeable future, so it is necessary to consider planning options for peri-urban areas.

Managing Your Land for the Future – Resilience and Adaptation for Climate Change

Friday, 18 March 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, 19 March 2016 - 4:00pm

A two-day forum hosted by the Upper Murrumbidgee Catchment Coordinating Committee (UMCCC)

The climate in the upper Murrumbidgee catchment is changing. Temperature records are regularly broken, seasonal climate patterns are moving and extremes of drought and flood are predicted. Those living on the land or managing land and water resources are dealing with the changes on a daily basis. Managing for adaptation and resilience is essential.

This two day event includes speakers addressing the science of Climate Change such as Mark Stafford Smith from the Climate Adaptation Flagship at CSIRO, through to practical applications such as ‘Temperature and animal health’ by Phil Graham at NSW DPI. These will be coupled with field trips to different parts of the catchment to learn about ‘whole-of-paddock’ rehabilitation and looking after your River Paddocks.



Friends of Mulligans Flat "Science in the Sanctuary" Forum 2014

Join the Mulligans Friends for our annual "Science in the Sanctuary" Forum 2014

Learn more about the exciting research underway in the Sanctuary including an update on the translocated bettong population, new research exploring the role of bettongs as woodland 'ecosystem engineers' and rabbit control combining science and on-ground management. See  flyer attached 

Date: Thursday 26 June 2014

Time: 7pm start 8.30pm close

Venue: Gungahlin Library Community Room (use nightime entrance along Hibberson St)    

“Talking Fish” in the Murray-Darling Basin

How long have you been fishing in Murrumbidgee?

Do you have stories about the ‘big ones’ or ‘the ones that got away’?

We are looking for people who have a current or past connection with Murrumbidgee River & surrounds.

Come along to hear a presentation about our “Talking Fish” project, meet the historians, and share your photographs and memories with us!

UMCCC Forum Friday 29 October 2010: "The Upper Murrumbidgee - Helping it work"


Upper Murrumbidgee Catchment Coordinating Committee
Friday 29 October 8.30am-4.30pm

The Common Room

University House, ANU

Interested in how the Upper Murrumbidgee catchment is managed?

  • Ever thought what the catchment actually means to you and what values it embodies?

High profile speakers at the UMCCC Forum on Friday October 29th have been asked to address this question