Reef Catchments works with community and industry to promote sustainable horticulture practices in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region.
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The primary focus of the programme is to assist graziers in the implementation of grazing practices that benefit both the landscape and improves the long-term viability of the grazier’s farm as a more efficient agricultural operation.
Reef Catchments is working to restore the degraded corridor behind the Twin Creek Court development in Cannonvale in partnership with Whitsunday Regional Council and Whitsunday Catchment Landcare.
The Janes Creek catchment landholders’ project is a two-year Queensland Government funded water quality improvement project which engages a whole-of-system approach to management practice adoption, system repair, and treatment solutions.
Reef Catchments is working to restore and increase the resilience of our region in response to the impact of natural disasters, in particular Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Debbie.
Litter, nutrients, and sediments entering the marine environment through the storm water system threaten the integrity and condition of existing native vegetation and habitats in the coastal urban landscape of the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region.
The WQIP is an important document that aims to ensure water quality is suitable for human uses and aquatic ecosystem protection. This plan builds upon the 2008 WQIP and describes management interventions for rehabilitation of priority habitats and reduction of pollutant loads from diffuse and point sources.
MWI Climate Sustainability Plan 2016-2020 is a highly collaborative plan developed in partnership with the CSIRO and James Cook University, through funding from the Australian Government.
The Mackay-Whitsunday-Isaac Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership (the Partnership) supports the development of an annual Mackay-Whitsunday-Isaac waterway health report card.
The Traditional Owner Reference Group (TORG) is made up of representatives from Yuwibara, Koinmerburra, Barada Barna, Wiri, Ngaro, and Gia and Juru within the boundaries of the Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday Isaac (MWI) region. The group plays a role in supporting Indigenous people and organisations to participate in the delivery of NRM activities.
The Mackay Whitsunday Isaac coastal zone is characterised by a diverse range of natural features including sandy beaches, rocky headlands, extensive intertidal flats, and substantial areas of coastal wetlands. These areas are under increasing threat from development, climate change, population growth and recreational use.