Eleven fishways and fish hotels were installed and/or improved between 2013 and 2016, over the course of the Urban Reef Rescue Project.
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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.
Reef Catchments River Restoration Projects and Healthy Waterways Program seek to advance science and standards of practice of river restoration and improving the health of the waterways throughout the region through education and community participation programs.
Part of the Coasts and Communities Program deals with working with coastal communities to identify local environmental problems and achieve practical solutions. Coastcare is an Australia-wide community of volunteers who care for their coast.