Coasts & Biodiversity

Catchment loads monitoring

The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Catchments Loads Monitoring Program, monitors the annual loads of pollutants (sediments, pesticides and ...

Marine life on your mind

More than 78 lucky senior students from Mackay and the Whitsundays  participated in a marine conservation expedition like ...
Woman and children on beach.

Young ‘turtles’ take to the beach to find out more about conservation

Reef Catchments coastal officer, Olivia Brodhurst, helps young marine lovers learn more. From left front - Daniel Beams, ...
Man underwater.

Students of the sea

The Marine Classroom Program offers students an unforgettable learning experience. It’s not your everyday classroom, but the Great ...
Revegetation on sand dunes.

Conway Beach conservation efforts off to a flying start

Treated prickly pear and revegetation in a degraded open patch in Conway Reserve. The Conway Beach Reserve has ...
Hawksbill turtle.

Local sea turtles thank the Mackay Coastal Clean Up volunteers

Mackay Coastal Clean Up volunteers removed 4.8 tonne of marine debris from 12 beaches. Eco Barge Clean Seas ...
Scott Simpson in front of canefield.

Sharing Our Stories: Scott Simpson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUoYX1yYjoQ PROJECT CATALYST | Cane farmers are improving water quality to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Featured ...
Group on beach.

Marine Classroom brings aquatic environment alive for students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v28tbdzWsPM A marine adventure on the high seas isn’t your average school day. But for 63 high school ...
Barramundi being held.

1000 hungry barramundi help combat Tilapia threat

There were smiles all round when 1000 baby barramundi were released into the Mackay Gooseponds as part of ...

Harry’s good health restored

It has been a good month for Harry the Hawksbill Turtle, who was recently given a clean bill ...

Beach Plans essential to a year of caring for the coast

It takes a lot of time and effort to care for the coast, as well as the dedication ...