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Master Tree Grower Program Gippsland – EOI due by 28th March
March 28, 2018$250
All landowners are welcome to participate in the upcoming Master TreeGrower Program. This is an amazing opportunity to increase your knowledge and apply it to your farm! The course will be delivered by local and national leaders in tree growing on farms and involve visits to many outstanding Gippsland farms and forests.
The program will run over 8 Fridays with the program listed below;
DAY 1 | Fri 20th April –introduction to MTG
DAY 2 | Fri 27th April – growing for the market
DAY 3 | Fri 4th May – measurement
DAY 4 | Fri 11th May – how do trees grow, silviculture, native veg
DAY 5 | Fri 18th May – farm design, climate resilience, right tree-right place
DAY 6 | Fri 25th May – economics & aesthetics
DAY 7 | Fri 1st June – large scale forestry, harvesting & milling
DAY 8 | Fri 8th or Fri 15th June (TBA) wrap up & celebration lunch
Attend 8 full days of training (every Friday for 8 weeks)
Ability to travel throughout West Gippsland each session viewing amazing properties
COST | $250+GST
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST EMAILED TO: Peter Ronalds at [email protected] by 28th March 2018
Please include: Name | Property Location | Do you have trees? Yes/No | Reasons you want to do course?
What are the main purposes you wish to grow trees on your farm? | Do you have native veg? Yes/No