Reef Catchments ready to improve water quality – Janes Creek and Mackay Gooseponds

Reef Catchments has received funding to deliver an exciting new project, working with farmers and contractors to improve water quality in the Janes Creek Catchment, and on into Mackay’s urban area.

Value of trees on your property

Native forests tend to withstand local conditions (including cyclones) better than plantations in Reef Catchments sustainable forestry trials.

Reef Catchments and landholders ready to repair widespread cyclone damage

Oaky Creek erosion project first in a line of land remediation works.

Traditional Owners develop the MWI TORG Strategic Plan 2017 – 2027

Traditional Owners in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac (MWI) region are taking an active regional role with the development of the MWI TORG Strategic Plan 2017 – 2027.

2017 Healthy Soils Symposium

The annual HEALTHY SOILS SYMPOSIUM, held in Mackay on 30th November 2017, focused on recognition of soil as a living medium. Our expert presenters discussed how to maintain and enhance microbial activity in soils to ensure productive yields on a long-term basis. The presentations slides from our expert national and local presenters is available below. Dr Neil Wilson | Sydney University […]

2017 Healthy Soils Symposium

The annual HEALTHY SOILS SYMPOSIUM, held in Mackay on 30th November 2017, focused on recognition of soil as a living medium. Our expert presenters discussed how to maintain and enhance microbial activity in soils to ensure productive yields on a long-term basis. The presentations slides from our expert national and local presenters is available below.     Dr Neil Wilson | […]

Tree Planting Day at Cattle Creek, Finch Hatton

Join CVA & Reef Catchments to revegetate a riparian area along Cattle Creek in Finch Hatton. You can bring the kids for a school holiday activity. Come for an hour or the whole day to plant one tree or ten and contribute to the care of your local environment. Bring / Wear: sturdy closed in […]

2017 Coastcare Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS | By entering a photo in our competition you agree with the following terms and conditions 1. You give your permission for Reef Catchments and the competition sponsors to publish your photo on our websites and social media and for use in the promotion of the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays coastal environment in […]

Jewel Beetle Bio-control Released in Pam Forest Field Day

Reliance Creek National Park, home to the rufous owl and 23 listed threatened species, is a palm-dominated lowland rainforest considered an area of national environmental significance. Pioneer Catchment Landcare, Reef Catchments and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service hosted a walking tour on Friday, 27 October to showcase efforts to protect this significant habitat and […]

Sawing Possibilities in Sustainable Forestry

Fourteen landholders at the recent Reef Catchments Forestry Field day were treated to a tour of the Nebo Sawmill and a full demonstration of tree felling and milling, from start to finish. Attendees were also given information on the sustainable harvesting practices for native forests on privately-owned land. Reef Catchments Sustainable Agriculture Project Officer, Sophie Glasser said, […]