Learn­ing about cli­mate im­pact

Central and North Burnett Times - - VOICE OF THE BURNETT -

MUN­DUB­BERA Com­mu­nity Devel­op­ment As­so­ci­a­tion has a se­ries of in­for­ma­tion ses­sions planned to dis­cuss the topic “Droughts and Flood­ing Rains – their im­pact on the Bio­di­ver­sity of Crop­ping and Graz­ing Lands”.

This topic re­flects the re­cent cli­matic events in the North Bur­nett and the im­pact on the whole of com­mu­nity.

The in­for­ma­tion ses­sions will be de­liv­ered by Dr Bev­erly Henry, who presents on top­ics re­lated to cli­matic con­di­tions through­out the world.

The topic is par­tic­u­larly rel­e­vant fol­low­ing the flood­ing in the Bur­nett fol­lowed by drought then, in some ar­eas, flood­ing.

The pre­sen­ta­tion will fo­cus on the im­pacts to the crop­ping and graz­ing lands and the im­pact to the eco­nomic, phys­i­cal and emo­tional health to the whole com­mu­nity.

The in­for­ma­tion ses­sions will start in Coalstoun Lakes at Rack­e­mann’s Shed, White Rd at 10am on June 24.

The pro­gram will be de­liv­ered in Monto RSL on June 24 start­ing at 6.30pm.

There will be an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion at the Golden Or­ange, Gayn­dah, at 6.30pm on June 25.

Also a re­minder for coun­try mu­sic fans, the Chris Cook Band will be pre­sent­ing Dustier than Ever – a trib­ute to the mu­sic of Slim Dusty show in Monto, Coalstoun Lakes and Eidsvold on May 24, 25 and 29. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone the of­fice on 4165 4690.

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