This workshop was held at Frogmore in association with the Boorowa Community Landcare Group and with support from the NSW Department of Primary Industries, the former Lachlan Livestock Health and Pest Management Authority, the NSW Soil Conservation Service, PhD students from Charles Sturt University and a local landholder whose dams the workshop group visited.

It addressed:

  • Problems that occur with poorly managed dams
  • The impact of stock and vegetation on farm dams
  • Water quality, its effect on livestock health and productivity
  • Freshwater wildlife and habitat, especially frogs in the Lachlan catchment
  • Construction and site issues
  • Licensing and regulations
  • Analysing dam health and developing management plans