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Sharing Our Stories: Gerry Deguara

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLsSV5waoAE PROJECT CATALYST | Cane farmers are improving water quality to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Featured ...
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Mackay Sugar and Reef Catchments restore wetland at Racecourse Mill

Water quality is the major focus of the wetland restoration works near Racecourse Mill. The works will see ...
People with clean up bags on beach.

Eco Barge program to clean the streets of Airlie

The Clean Streets and Creeks Program aims to remove land-based litter before it washes or blows into the ...
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Funding Announcement: New program to improve land management and condition

Funding activities under this program will focus on good land management practices that also reduce threats to land ...
Yellow helicopter.

Feral Pig control delivers results in Rocky Dam Creek and Carmila catchments

Just over 160 feral pigs were controlled during approximately 9.5 hours of flying. Photo: Mark Sant. Landholders in ...

Reef Catchments and Whitsunday Regional Council join forces to reduce pollution flow to reef

Three gross pollutant traps installed in the Cannonvale Botanic Gardens precinct will actively help reduce the gross pollutant ...
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Launch of new Natural Resource Management Plan for Mackay Whitsunday Isaac

Signing onto the new Mackay Whitsunday Isaac NRM Plan are (from left): Alice Spencer NRM Plan Coordinator from ...

New Mackay Whitsunday waterway report card set to check the health of our rivers and reef

Official signatories the at the launch of the new Mackay Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership. The partnership, ...
Sunset behind cane in bloom.

New Climate Change projections for our region

In the Mackay Whitsunday region, new climate projections a very high confidence in continued increases in mean, maximum ...
People at a workshop.

Seasonal Forecasting workshops a success

Seasonal Forecasting workshops proved popular with local farmers, providing an understanding of the climate drivers that impact on ...

Hardwood farm forestry trial established at Bloomsbury

Reef Catchments Chris Dench and Peter Muller with cane grower Max McFarlane examining soils at the farm forestry ...
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Bonsucro trip brings industry leaders to Philippines

Delegates learn more at the annual Bonsucro AGM, held this year in the Philippines. This November the annual ...