NY237 - National Workshop on Nursery Runoff and Water Quality

The Australian nursery industry enjoys a well deserved reputation as an environmentally responsible and concerned business. The industry plays an important role in developing and supporting community awareness and involvement in improvement of the environment. The two day workshop was attended by representatives of industry from each state, researchers’ with experience in the area, the Industry Development Officer and HRDC. The Environmental Protection Agency and the NSW Water Board have presentations on legislative issues and the cotton industry provided an overview of it experience with a similar process. This report on the outcomes of the workshop should be seen as the first step in a continuing process of discussion, consultation and review.