Frances Jones and David Pollock’s radical project to remove cattle from their historic Wooleen property, in remote Western Australia, shocked their entire district.

Just a decade since they began this remarkable regeneration project, the grass on Wooleen’s semi-arid mulga country, traversed by the Murchison River, is now greener and the river gums are growing for the first time in over a century. Many plants and animals have returned to areas where they were never expected to thrive.

Together, Frances and David have created a tourist ecology haven while regenerating country. The property is ripe to exploit the many benefits of carbon farming.

However, some of their regeneration methods are not without controversy, and their latest strategy risks pitting the newlyweds against their neighbours and ostracising them from the community.

Join Frances and David along with an outstanding panel for this powerful and rare public dialogue, exploring remarkable regeneration and drawdown potential. Hosted by Anthony James, Director of The Rescope Project.


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Sun 11 / Feb 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


The Dome
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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