Upcoming Field Day – Farm Dam Maintenance and Management

The Gecko CLaN, in conjunction with Agriculture Victoria (Department of Economic Development), is running a short information session for farmers on farm dams & water storage.

Recent dry years have highlighted the importance of farm dams and the importance of stored water.  This field day will discuss maintenance, management issues and common problems

Other topics covered include:

  • Spillway/overflow and trickle pipe issues
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Wall leakage and deterioration
  • Vegetation management
  • Safety issues
  • Livestock management
  • Catchment management and cleaning out / de-silting.

Event details can be found here

Date: Friday 11th March, 9:30am to 2:00pm – Location Earlston Fire Shed on Feltrim road. (Look out for Landcare signs)

This is a free event with lunch provided – Please RSVP by the 8th March to Kerri Robson on:

T: 5763 2465 M: 0418 140 710 Email: [email protected]