Free seminars on climate change

The Bureau of Meteorology is conducting two free seminars on climate change at the Wollongbar Agricultural Institute next Tuesday, June 13.

Experts will discuss a variety of topics including climate variability in NSW, the latest news about climate change and the impact it could have on the Northern Rivers region.

Stephen Morris, biometrician at the NSW Department of Primary Industries, will talk about climate change and the effect on local agriculture, while Robert Quirk, cane farmer and winner of the 2005 McKell Medal for excellence in natural resource management, will discuss innovative farming practices to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

The seminars will be run from 9.30am-12.30pm or 6pm-9pm, with light refreshments provided. For more information email enrol-nsw@bom.gov.au or phone 9296 1555.


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