Water

Long reach excavator clearing weeds.

Long reach excavator targets wetland weeds

Reef Catchments is working to protect and restore wetlands south of Mackay, assisting landholders in the Sandringham Wetland ...
Treatment train on Cowleys Creek.

Wetland treatment train

Reef Catchments was awarded funding from the Queensland Government DEHP to study the water quality benefits of constructed ...
Juvenile barramundi and adult.

Record numbers of young barramundi found migrating into wetlands

Juvenile barramundi are on the move in the Mackay region. Recent monitoring of fish ladders, situated in the ...
Man with butt bin.

Mackay hotel patrons vote with their butts to help the environment

McGuire’s manager Richard Baxter with the butt voting bin. One Mackay hotel is using an unusual device to ...
Couple with children and livestock.

Wetlands working with the land

Improving the relative ecological condition of freshwater streams and wetland in the Mackay Whitsundays. Stewart and Sarah Borg’s ...

Tilapia found in Bowen

Native fish in Mullers Lagoon are vulnerable to the noxious Tilapia species. The pest was identified in the ...
Rock fishway.

A fishway in photos: Mackay Gooseponds Fishway Repair

Fishways are essential to improve connectivity and to build a more sustainable and healthy native fish population. Fish ...
Trent Power with a very large fish.

From little fish, big fish grow

Trent Power displays a good-sized barra. One of Queensland’s most high profile species, barramundi are among a wide ...

Baby barramundi ascending

Following fishway monitoring in the Mackay-Whitsunday region, sampling on Boundary Creek in the Rocky Dam Creek Catchment in ...

Mackay fish face serious transit challenges

https://youtu.be/-30sRC-ko0Y Stefanie Wabnik, Reef Catchments Coasts and Biodiversity coordinator, and Matt Moore from Catchment Solutions take a look ...

Working on Wetlands in Mackay-Whitsunday

http://youtu.be/G8L9r_7TcNQ http://youtu.be/7sEoEmuUshs More prominence will be given to the restoration, construction and maintenance of critical wetlands in the ...
Tilapia.

Community ‘Tilapia Watch’ best way to slow the spread

They are an exotic fish that are considered to be one of the worst pest species in Australia ...