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Grazing forum 2016

More than 110 graziers keen to adopt best management practice attended the Grazing Forum 2016. Industry leaders of innovation, on farm trials, market opportunities, genetics and new pasture varieties presented up to date information on the seasonal outlook, biosecurity and soil erosion. Increased average sale yard prices combined with rainfall, has forecasters expecting graziers will […]

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Students of the sea

It’s not your everyday classroom, but the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday islands have offered 35 local Mackay students a truly memorable marine lesson.

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LAND

Reef Catchments aims to assist farmers with the implementation of best management practice, ultimately aimed at reducing water run-off impacting the Great Barrier Reef and improve the long term viability of farms within the region.

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WATER

Reef Catchments River Restoration Projects and Healthy Waterways Program seek to advance science and standards of practice of river restoration and improving the health of the waterways throughout the region through education and community participation programs.

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COASTS AND MARINE

Biodiversity is defined as the variety of species, their genetic types and the ecosystems they form when they interact together. The conservation of biodiversity is not a luxury; it is essential to the long-term social and economic well being of society.

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FIRE

Reef Catchments has developed a range of fire management tools in consultation with Volunteer Rural Fire Brigades, Fire Wardens, fire scientists and key landholders to support their fire management activities.

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REGIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT

Over 2700 exotic plant and 73 exotic animal species have been introduced into Australia, severely impacting agriculture systems, urban areas and the natural environment.