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Merricks Coolart Landcare – Native Seed Collection with Rohan Cumings

4 May 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Join Merricks Coolart Landcare Group and Rohan Cumings to learn about native seed collection. The workshop will be held on site at the Balnarring to Bay BioLink, Section A site. The purpose of the workshop is to learn how to collect seed on this site for propagation of plants for the revegetation of the area.

The workshop will look at:
• Existing vegetation quality, including level of weed invasion, level of indigenous
species present and quality of vegetation present.
• The 3 R’s, retention, restoration and rehabilitation, what can we do in each category.
• Determine species to be planted, and relevant EVC’s.
• How to maintain wildlife habitat refuges in area
• Collecting seed – provenance, finding suitable seeds, life cycle of eucalyptus, genetic
diversity, record keeping, indicators of seed maturity, seed viability, collection
methods.
• Seed extraction, cleaning and storage methods and finally
• Propagation methods

Date: Tuesday 4 th May 10:30-12:30
Meeting point: The Common, Balnarring (near Hall)
To register: Contact Jackie – mcclandcaregroup@gmail.com

Further information: Please dress for the weather, BYO water and thermos

Seed Collection Workshop1

Details

Date:
4 May 2021
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

Merricks-Coolart Catchment Landcare Group
Phone:
0418 558 998
Email:
mcclandcaregroup@gmail.com