Archives for March 2013

Mackay sugarcane leaders share innovations in Cairns

Mackay sugarcane leaders share innovations in Cairns A group of 28 innovative Mackay sugarcane farmers travelled to Cairns for the fourth Project Catalyst Grower Forum.  The Grower Forum brought together almost 150 Project Catalyst sugarcane growers, industry experts, sustainable agriculture leaders and government representatives to discuss innovation within the sugarcane industry. The event provided Project […]

Public Fund Successful Applicants

Ever wanted to start your own environmental project? Or get a school involved in conservation? The Reef Catchments Public Fund was created to help and encourage local community groups to get involved with local environmental projects. It provides grants up to $2,500 for schools, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations to develop on-ground environmental projects […]

Dune Rehabilitation gets underway at Bucasia and Ball Bay

The rehabilitation of three hectares of coastal dunes is now underway at northern Bucasia and Ball Bay. Our aim is to reinstate a functioning dune system along a distance of more than 500 metres which have been historically cleared.

New Coastcare calendar launched

The autumn calendar of Coastcare activities is now available. Click here to find the next Coastcare activity you can get involved in!

Healthy Waterways program features in Caring for our Country achievement case studies

Healthy Waterways program features in Caring for our Country achievement case studies Last November the Healthy Waterways Coordinator, Sal Gray participated in a survey conducted on behalf of the Australian Government for the assessment of key projects funded during the first five year Caring for our Country funding stream. Of special interest was the Building […]