Natural Capital Accounting Field Day
May 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Environmental markets are set to take off across Australia, and Landcare Farming and Accounting for Nature are helping producers get a head start with their Natural Capital Accounting Field Days.
Environmental accounting provides standardised, quantifiable assessments of the physical state of environmental assets, including soils, native vegetation, and wildlife. These measures can be used to understand whether on-farm actions improve or degrade natural capital and establish a link between the environmental condition and economic decision-making.
During the field day, Accounting for Nature experts Dr Amanda Hansson and Annie Keleher will take you through the fundamentals of environmental condition accounting, account stratification, and aggregation of field data. In the afternoon, you can also participate in practical exercises, including field measures of the environmental condition of native vegetation, conducting fauna surveys, and collecting soil d