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Melbourne Seminar - National Carp Control Plan

River Basin Management Society

Thursday, 3 August 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (AEST)

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Non-member 03/08/2017 $10.00 $0.00
Member 03/08/2017 Free $0.00

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The Australian Government has allocated $15 million towards a National Carp Control Plan, supporting further scientific research, planning, community engagement and communications around the proposed release of carp herpesvirus in the coming years.

Last year, RBMS members came together in Melbourne for a reading group to discuss some of the information available on the plan. If there is one topic that binds Australians together, it is the blight of carp on our waterways.

This seminar will provide an update on the research and planning behind the proposed introduction.

We will hear from Ken McColl - CSIRO's leading carp virus researcher, and Jarod Lyon - Principal Research Scientist from the Arthur Rylah Institute.

We will also hear perspectives from commercial fisheries who harvest and process carp in Victoria.

Nibbles and drinks start at 5:30pm. The seminar will start at 6pm.


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University of Melbourne
Theatre 2 - Basement
221 Bouverie Street
Carlton, VIC 3053

Thursday, 3 August 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (AEST)


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