What: “30 years as a Tree Grower” Talk & Dinner
When: Tuesday 10th October, 2017
Where: “The BBQ Room”, Newstead Hotel, Elphin Rd, Newstead, Tasmania.
Key Note Speaker:
Coordinator of the Australian Master TreeGrower Program, Rowan Reid has been working with Australian farmers for more than 30 years. He is a volunteer editor of the Australian Agroforestry magazine continues teaching Agroforestry at Melbourne University.
Since 1996, over 100 Master TreeGrower courses have been delivered around Australia involving more than 2000 landholders.
“For me, agroforestry is the integration of trees and shrubs into farming landscapes for conservation and profit. It’s all about farmers using trees to improve the environmental, social and economic values of their land.” Rowan Reid.
In August, Rowan published the book Heartwood – “The art and science of growing trees for conservation and profit”.
Pre-Dinner drinks: Drinks and nibbles from 6.00 pm
Dinner Served – 7:30 pm
(Buy your own off the extensive menu at Olives Restaurant)
RSVP by Wednesday 4th October.
Phone 6323 3310 or 0438 642 112
Email: [email protected]
There will be time allocated to hear from you the grower, about what tree activities you are contemplating or involved with.