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Reef Catchments sustainable grazing guide.

Update to Sustainable Grazing Guide released

Pasture management, ground cover and herd nutrition are just some of the topics updated in the 2018 Sustainable Grazing Guide. New and updated information on tropical coastal grazing information relevant to the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region is now available on our website and in hard copy from the Reef Catchments office. Readers will find updated ABCD frameworks […]

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Support farmer consumer survey.

How do you shop?

Take this 10 minute survey to assist the farmers in our region to understand the demand for regional, sustainable produce. This project is supported by Reef Catchments through funding from the Australian Government national Landcare Program.

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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 & Biodiversity

The Mackay Whitsunday Isaac coastal zone is characterised by a diverse range of natural features including sandy beaches, rocky headlands, extensive intertidal flats, and substantial areas of coastal wetlands. These areas are under increasing threat from development, climate change, population growth and recreational use. The Coasts and Communities program was initiated to set a vision […]

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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.