Grazing Field Day 45 graziers ventured to the Trimble’s cattle property on the O’Connell River for a day of hands on learning, at the 2017 Grazing Field Day in March. The 114 hectare property is a showcase for what can be achieved through effective management practices. Weed control, especially of sicklepod, itch grass and Giant Rat’s Tail grass, has been a major focus […]
This video shows fantastic drone footage of a large scale treatment train on a sugarcane property. The treatment train approach to improving water quality enables water to pass through multiple chambers to reduce nutrient, sediment and pesticides before exiting to the waterways.
In an effort to reduce sediment and nutrient exports and improve aquatic health, Reef Catchments commissioned works to understand the location, cause and extent of channel erosion through the O’Connell River.
Find out more about the potential impact of climate change in North Queensland and how we could adapt moving forward.
John and Phil Deguara are part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear their story.
PROJECT CATALYST: SHARING OUR STORIES
Scott Simpson is part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear his story.
PROJECT CATALYST | Cane farmers are improving water quality to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Featured Trial: Rob Sluggett (Mackay Whitsunday region). Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are supported to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff. To date, 78 innovation […]
Click here to find out more about Reef Catchments role in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region, and the wide range of Natural Resource Management projects and on-ground works currently underway.
Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are working hard to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff.
Click here to hear their stories.