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  • Community NRM Grant Extends Treeforce Plantings

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    December 15, 2015 at 5:42 am

    Japanese Tour Agency help Treeforce out with tree planting Cairns environmental group Treeforce have been continuing to revegetate creek bank corridors thanks to a Community NRM Grant provided by Terrain NRM and funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.  The group has been busy planting trees in the Barron Catchment since 1991 and during...

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  • Hinchinbrook Wetlands Show Improvement

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    December 14, 2015 at 7:30 am

    The Hinchinbrook region is known for its wetlands and its ample fishing opportunities. These wetlands play a vital role in the coastal ecosystem by providing a breeding ground for many species of fish and acting as a filter for water entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.      Unfortunately changing land use over several decades...

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  • Good Beef – Good Reef

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    December 8, 2015 at 2:38 am

    Cameron Burtenshaw and Billy Bock inspecting re-established  pastures   Several rundown properties in the Evelyn Central district near Ravenshoe have been transformed into productive pastures while minimising the runoff into nearby waterways, thanks to support from the Reefsponsible and Viable Beef Production Project, a partnership between Terrain NRM and DAF funded by the Federal Government. Owners...

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  • Mission Beach School Extends Rehabilitation of Wetlands

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    at 2:04 am

    Mission Beach State School students planting trees around the school wetlands following funding from Terrain NRM and the Australian Government (4th December 2015) Mission Beach State School is in the process of completing the restoration of natural wetlands at the school thanks to a Community NRM Grant. The school is one of 19 community groups...

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  • Wet Tropics Plan Launched

    From: Elaine Seager
    November 24, 2015 at 6:18 am

    Warren Entsch, Federal Member for Leichhardt, has launched the revolutionary Wet Tropics Plan for People and Country, which he has described as a brilliant resource for a whole range of sectors within our Wet Tropics community. “It will be particularly helpful for government at all levels when we’re looking to identify worthwhile projects and track...

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  • Small grants available for Sustainable Agriculture projects under National Landcare Programme

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    November 16, 2015 at 6:46 am

    Australian Government National Landcare Programme Terrain NRM wish to advise that applications now open for Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Round 2015-16 under the National Landcare Programme The grants complement the delivery of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper by supporting the resilience, competitiveness and productivity of Australian agricultural and fishing industries. It is expected that the...

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  • The Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group Inc (TKMG) is one of 19 community groups to receive project funding under the Terrain Community NRM Grant Program…

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    October 19, 2015 at 3:57 am

    Tree Kangaroo photo taken by Jacqui Richards on the AthertonTablelands in 2014 Earlier this year, the Atherton Tablelands' Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group successfully applied for a community NRM grant to begin a project that will harness rapidly evolving technologies to raise community awareness of conservation issues. Using the latest computer wizardry, it will enable people to have the unique...

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  • Climate Actions Start Now

    From: Elaine Seager
    October 15, 2015 at 12:53 am

    Climate Change: It's better to do something about it than not     Cyclones are a fact of life in the Wet Tropics but how many of us wait until the cyclone’s actually upon us before we start tying down the outdoor furniture and taping the windows? Over the years we’ve all been educated by public...

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  • Reef Guardian Schools Future Leaders Eco Challenge

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    October 14, 2015 at 4:07 am

    Children doing water monitoring exercises with Jacqui from Terrain NRM   Forest Beach near Ingham was the perfect setting for the recent Reef Guardian Future Leaders Eco Challenge.   Twentyone students travelled from Bambaroo, Ingham and Mt Fox State Schools and Our Lady of Lourdes School to attend the challenge. A partnership of Reef Guardian Partners...

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  • Virtual Reality to Help Raise Awareness of Tree Kangaroos

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    October 12, 2015 at 4:26 am

    Dave Hudson talking to Gregory Andrews, the Threatened Species Commissioner                 The Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group Inc (TKMG) is one of 19 community groups to receive project funding under the Terrain Community NRM Grant Programme, which is funded by the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme.    ...

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