Community

People in front of South Cumberland Islands sign.

Marine classroom on Scawfell Island

Students from Sarina State High School were treated to a trip of a lifetime aboard SV Whitehaven out ...
Revegetation on river bank.

Community Action Plan (Protect the Great Barrier Reef!)

Reef Catchments has worked with the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac community to develop a Community Action Plan for the ...
Aerial view of ocean and coral.

Tourism operators reignite water quality monitoring program

Easing of COVID-19 restrictions has sparked a return to action for Whitsunday tour boat operators involved in a ...

Could Syntropic Farming work for you?

Does the thought of a food forest appeal to you? Syntropic farming mimics a forest’s interdependent plant relationships. ...

Oaky Creek Disaster Recovery Project

Oaky Creek community consultation - working with impacted stakeholders. Oaky Creek was a torrent of water as flooding ...
Freckle Farm tour.

Tour of eco-friendly farm

Join us for the Freckle Farm tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 25 where you ...

Community responds in a big way! Operation Target Tilapia

Eager anglers - Tim and Bowen Ey pulled up a catfish at Operation Target Tilapia. Native vs. pest ...

Conservation dog sniffs out a pest!

It's not everyday you employ an English Springer Spaniel to tackle the big jobs. But that's just what ...

Marine life on your mind

More than 78 lucky senior students from Mackay and the Whitsundays have participated in a marine conservation expedition ...

Increasing community and industry awareness

Juliane Kasiske The newest sustainable agriculture team member at Reef Catchments, Juliane Kasiske, has set her focus on ...

Connecting biodiversity and tourism for the future

Since 2013 Reef Catchments staff have been working closely with Mackay Regional Council to rehabilitate Lagoons Creek at ...
Girl sorting rubbish on foreshore.

October 25, 2015 – Town Beach

The GBR clean up on 25 October at Town Beach, Iluka Park resulted in a haul of 145 ...