NOSLaM meeting

Randall Aspinall, from Mt Aspiring Station, will speak at a North Otago Sustainable Land Management Group meeting at Five Forks on Thursday.

He will discuss the challenges of being a high country farmer in the Wanaka area and share lessons that had been learned.

NOSLaM was revived several years ago by a group of farmers who were keen to improve water quality and promote good pastoral management practices.

The focus of the meeting was to provide a "state of the nation" on the Kakanui catchment and to "demystify" some farmer concerns by enlightening them about things to be aware of and what not to be concerned about, co-ordinator Rob McTague said.

NOSLaM aimed to create collaborative, community-based catchments that gave farmers practical resources and support. 

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