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  • New soil conservation guidelines for Queensland

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    September 15, 2015 at 5:28 am

    L to R:  Rhondda Alexander (Chair of QWaLC), Greg Stuart representing the Australian Coastal Society, Hon. Dr Anthony Lynham, Minister for Natural Resources and Mines and Mike Berwick, Chair of the Queensland Regional NRM Groups Collective & Terrain NRM. In this, the International Year of Soil, we are reminded that all life depends on this...

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  • Contouring – answer to reduce runoff on slopes of East Palmerston banana plantation

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    September 1, 2015 at 8:12 am

    Contours designed for the red volcanic slopes on the LMB banana farm at Nerada Paul De Brincat share farms with Craig and Jade Buchanan as a part of the LMB Group of farms in the Innisfail area. He manages the 85 hectare Nerada Farm for LMB on the banks of the North Johnstone River, just...

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  • Backyard Blitz wetlands to be reinstated

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    August 5, 2015 at 4:48 am

    Life member of Landcare, Peter Rowles on the boardwalk over the degraded wetlands The wetlands at the Backyard Blitz site in Innisfail are to be reinstated thanks to a Community Grant through Terrain NRM. Members of Johnstone Region Landcare and Johnstone River Catchment Management Assoc, who are lessees from the CCRC of the Backyard Blitz...

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  • 20 Environmental Projects Receive Funding

    From: Elaine Seager
    July 21, 2015 at 7:35 am

    Lisa O'Mara, Carole Sweatman and Warren Entsch at the Announcement of the Wet Tropics Community NRM Grants       Terrain Announces Successful Applicants of Wet Tropics Community NRM Grants   Terrain NRM is providing project grants to 19 Community Groups across the Wet Tropics for 20 projects supporting grass roots action to improve the...

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  • Partnership Improves Cassowary Corridors

    From: Elaine Seager
    July 14, 2015 at 3:40 am

    Terrain, National Parks, C4 and Council revegetate Muff Creek cassowary corridor             Crazy About Cassowaries, a partnership of organisations working in Mission Beach natural areas, has revegetated an important cassowary corridor at Muff Creek by planting 300 new trees. The group, with representatives from Cassowary Coast Regional Council, National Parks,...

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  • Lions Tail Losing Its Bite

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    June 15, 2015 at 6:17 am

    Lions Tail flowers are contained within sharp, leaf-like structures that make clusters quite spiky when mature   An emerging weed, Lions Tail, is being tackled by a group of dedicated “weed busters”.   The group, a force to be reckoned with, consists of Tablelands Regional Council, Biosecurity Queensland and Terrain NRM. They have formulated a...

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