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Children on a beach.

The word was out…

..to all young beach lovers to head for the special events being held by Coastcare during the school ...
Jacob Betros next to a cane field.

Introducing Reef Catchments Regional Landcare Facilitator

Jacob Betros, who fills the role of regional Landcare facilitator at Reef Catchments, is on hand to provide ...

The impact of feral cats

All cats have a predatory nature– it is their instinct to hunt and chase even when not hungry– ...
Lance Murray in front of sea.

Better fish health a GOOD catch in Mackay

Lance Murray of the Mackay Recreational Fishers Alliance From barra to barred javelin – the release this May ...
Trent Power and fish hotels.

Fish hotels hot real estate in Mackay

There’s one area in town that’s not been hit hard by a real estate downturn - and it’s ...

Reef Catchments welcomes former Mayor of Mackay as new Chairwoman

Reef Catchments has welcomed the appointment of its new Chair and former Mayor of Mackay, Ms Julie Boyd. ...
Group of people on a beach.

Meet Jim Dickens – Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership profile

Healthy Rivers to Reef - a collaboration between 22 partners from community, Traditional Owners, farmers and fishers, industry, ...
Narrow river in Mackay with rocks.

Project Profile Lagoons Creek Rehabilitation

  PROJECT PROFILE Project? Lagoons Creek rehabilitation Where? Lagoons Creek, Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens What’s happening at this site? Creation of ...
Group of people in front of a huge rock.

Traditional Owners Reunite

Traditional Owners gather on Country to share stories and assist in environmental planning for our region's future Traditional ...
Extreme erosion at the edge of a forest.

Vegetation protects against stream bank erosion by more than 80%

Every year thousands of cubic meters of valuable soil is lost from local properties during rain and flood ...
Fishway under construction.

Fishway construction and Hymenachne spray

What’s happening at this site? Reef Catchments is working with a landholder to improve fish passage and habitat ...
Giant barramundi being held by a person.

Better fish health a GOOD catch for Mackay

From barra to barred javelin – the release this May of a benchmark report in Mackay shows keen ...