Reef Catchments Sustainable Forestry

Reef Catchments is working with community and industry to promote sustainable forestry in the Mackay Whitsunday region.

Current activities include:

  • Facilitation of the Regional Forestry Working Group
  • Working with industry members and landholders to develop sustainability frameworks for local forestry and agro-forestry
  • Partnering with landholders, industry members and Landcare to run local sustainable forestry demonstration trials
  • Coordinating field trips and information days to promote sustainable forestry in the Mackay Whitsunday region

Trials and Demonstration – current, 2017

  1. Plantation and Native Forestry, Di Williams
  2. Native forestry on unsuitable cropping land, Max McFarlane
  3. Growing Rosewood in various landscapes, Will Higham

Review of Existing Forestry Trials in the Mackay Whitsunday Region, Reef Catchments led, supported by Regional Working Group

This page will be updated with information on all of the above activities as we develop this new program.

Key Contact – Sophie Glasser

Position: Project Officer – Sustainable Agriculture
Phone: (07) 4968 4226
Mobile: 0408 904 036
E-Mail: Sophie Glasser