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Channel erosion work underway on the O’Connell

Work by Reef Catchments on land adjoining the O'Connell River aims to make a significant difference to water ...

Why compaction is the key to good soil health

Peter Muller, Reef Catchments Soil health is a hot topic and in Mackay the compaction in a sugarcane ...
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 ...
Video of O'Connell River bank stabilisation project.

O’CONNELL RIVER BANK STABILISATION PROJECT 2015

O’CONNELL RIVER BANK STABILISATION PROJECT 2015 https://youtu.be/6LyjsUrDOJM The O’Connell River is one of the four major river systems ...
Small plants.

NORTH QUEENSLAND – Responding to Climate Change

NORTH QUEENSLAND - RESPONDING AND ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQN_JAP-S_c Find out more about the potential impact of climate ...
Posed group of people outside.

Countdown to release of Mackay-Whitsunday waterway health report card

Members of the Mackay-Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership tour Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal facilities at the Port ...
Woman on a boat.

Ella swims free after time spent in turtle care

Eco Barge's Turtle Rescue Centre has provided care for nine turtles like Ella so far in 2015. Reef ...
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 ...
Katrina Dent.

Reef Catchments welcomes new NRM leader to Mackay

Reef Catchments welcomes new manager, Katrina Dent, to the team. Reef Catchments has welcomed a new NRM (natural ...

DIY fertiliser a winning concept for Eton cane farmer

Biofactory: The Attards have been trialling the application of bio-fertilisers, made on-farm. A major anticipated trial benefit is ...

Strong interest in soil health from Mackay Whitsunday farmers

Simon Mattsson (cane farmer and Nuffield Scholar) talks soil health to stakeholders at his Marian property. The trial ...
Tractor and spray rig.

DIY fertiliser a winning concept for Eton cane farmer

Eton cane farmer Michael Attard with a spray rig modified for optimal application. Demonstrations are taking place on ...