Archives for May 2012

Countdown to register for the Healthy Waterways Symposium

Join community, industry and government for the 3 days program to celebrate the achievements and share new knowledge that creates resilient waterways and ecosystems for the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region. Register for 1, 2 or 3 days of the program: Day 1 Wetland Resilience Management Workshop and Human Health Impacts Be quick, workshop almost full! […]

Volunteer Week a Success on Northern Beaches

The Northern Beaches community turned out in force at Bucasia and Eimeo last Saturday, capping off a successful national volunteer week on our beaches. “I started attending these events to do my small bit to help the environment and community,” said Mr Robert Brown.  “To see the Eimeo locals coming out in such large numbers […]

From the CEO

[vc_column_text width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Welcome to the Natural State eNewsletter for May 2012. This month has been an active period for us at Reef Catchments with staff continuing to deliver projects across our program portfolios coupled with our corporate services team finalizing contractual obligations and business administration operations for the financial year along with planning for the […]

Grazing Good Ideas

Forum brings together graziers, industry and scientists Free forum for graziers, “Seeds, Weeds, Soils and Feeds”, will be held in Mackay on 23 May. Graziers, scientists and industry reps will share their ideas and discuss the best ways to improve pastures and increase profits from coastal grazing while maximising sustainability outcomes aligned to water quality […]

Volunteers lend a hand at Blacks Beach

Coastal volunteers planted 150 native trees at Blacks Beach Reserve during coastal activities hosted by Mackay Regional Council and Reef Catchments on Saturday 28 April. The trees are being planted as part of the management program in the Reserve which aims to protect and enhance the coastal environment while allowing for recreational access and use. […]