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Planting native vegetation for beneficial insect habitat – Woori Yallock

July 31, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

How do I plant a native insectary to provide habitat and nectar for beneficial insects? What have we learnt from our monitoring at the demonstration sites? What plants are growing well? Matching flowering times with the presence of beneficial insects What have we observed with the insect monitoring?

Speakers:
Linda Thomson- Melbourne University
Enhancing beneficial insect diversity and abundance in horticulture and demonstration site monitoring
Karen Thomas- PPWCMA
Demonstration site planting design options and interpretation of data

Date: Tuesday 31st July
Time: 10:30am-3pm
Venue: Rayner’s Orchard 60 Schoolhouse Rd, Woori Yallock
Followed by a farm walk at Strawberry Springs 35 McNamaras Rd, Millgrove. Coach transport provided. Approx 1:30 departure Free event but bookings are essential for catering purposes! Lunch provided.

RSVP: https://register.eventarc.com/40904/creating-a-native-plantinsectary-for-beneficial-insects

Or contact:
Agribusiness Yarra Valley 0491 141 008 cab@agribusiness-yarravalley.com  & www.agribusiness-yarravalley.com/projects

Details

Date:
July 31, 2018
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
https://register.eventarc.com/40904/creating-a-native-plantinsectary-for-beneficial-insects

Organizer

Karen Thomas
Phone:
0427 480 170
Email:
karen.thomas@ppwcma.vic.gov.au
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Venue

Raynors orchard
60 Schoolhouse Rd
Woori Yallock, Australia
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