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Celebrate Coastcare week

Mark your calendars for 1-8 December Coastcare week recognizes the efforts of local volunteers to preserve our coast ...

Annual aerial feral pig shoot scheduled for December

It’s that time of year again. While some are planning Christmas celebrations and others are hard at work ...

Regional Ecological Monitoring Database

As part of Reef Catchments Citizen Science Network a new database is bringing together information on ecological monitoring ...

Land managers got lowdown on pest management

Whitsunday land managers attended an information session on wild dog and feral pig control last week. Regional Landcare ...

Feral Pig control efforts in the Gregory River catchment

Land managers, community groups and government are working together to address the problem of feral pig damage in ...

Great Barrier Reef Ports Strategy | Update from CEO Rob Cocco

The Great Barrier Reef Ports Strategy presents the vision and principles guiding future port development and planning in ...

Strategic Assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area | Update from CEO Rob Cocco

The Australian and Queensland governments are working together to undertake a comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier ...

Carbon Farming Futures- Extension and Outreach Program | Update from CEO Rob Cocco

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is currently seeking applications for project funding under the Extension and ...

Paddock to Reef Water Quality Monitoring Trials revamped for new season

Changes are underway at the Mackay Paddock to Reef paddock scale water quality monitoring trial sites. Site improvements ...

Volunteers clean up beaches

Bucasia and Eimeo coastal volunteers removed over 750 kilograms of invasive weeds and marine debris from their beach ...

Reef Rescue 2, rural fire services support and more: October update from CEO Rob Cocco

Update from Reef Catchments CEO Rob Cocco.  Reef Rescue Phase 2 Last week Reef Catchments received correspondence from ...

Working strategically to manage Mackay’s pests

Over 2700 exotic plants and 73 exotic animals have been introduced into Australia, severely impacting agriculture systems, urban ...