Archives for September 2016

The word was out… all young beach lovers to head for the special events being held by Coastcare during the school holidays. The events were planned to help young people to learn about how the coastline changed over time and how animals and plants adapted to survive in the ever changing landscape. Coastcare provided free and fun-filled mornings […]

Introducing Reef Catchments Regional Landcare Facilitator

Jacob Betros, who fills the role of regional Landcare facilitator at Reef Catchments, is on hand to provide help for land managers, landcare groups, and farming groups. He has a strong understanding of issues and challenges which face sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in the Mackay Whitsunday region and can help by delivering community events […]

The impact of feral cats

All cats have a predatory nature– it is their instinct to hunt and chase even when not hungry– they just can’t help themselves. Cats that are allowed to roam take a considerable toll on small native and exotic mammals, birds, lizards and insects.  Research recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows […]