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Creating native vegetation beneficial insectariums on your farm

  • Cockatoo Neighbourhood House (map)

Learn how native vegetation insectariums can increase populations of beneficial insects, improving your IPM Strategy.

Speakers include:

Mary Retallack- Retallack Viticulture
An introduction to using native vegetation for natural enemies

Linda Thomson- Melbourne University
Enhancing natural enemy diversity and abundance in horticulture – an overview using vineyard examples

Dr Ian Chivers- Native Seeds Pty Ltd
Using native grasses in horticulture inter-rows and headlands

Amanda Garner- Australian Native Food Industry Ltd Insectariums as bush food crops and where to find market opportunities

Karen Thomas- Port Phillip & Westernport CMA
Setting up an insectarium on a horticulture farm- what have we learned so far?

To register, click here.

For further information contact Karen Thomas at the Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority on on 0427 480 170 or Email: karen.thomas@ppwcma.vic.gov.au