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  • Terrain Natural Resource Management Cairns office

    Saying ‘seeya’ to the Cairns office

    From: Monica Haynes
    November 9, 2017 at 9:41 pm

    We're saying good bye to our Howe Street home and moving to 63 Anderson Street, Manunda. This is effective from Monday 13th November 2017. See you at the new place!  

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  • Notice of Annual General Meeting

    From: Monica Haynes
    November 2, 2017 at 5:59 am

    Terrain's 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 17th November 4.00pm to 4.45pm, at the Terrain Office: 63 Anderson Street, Manunda. Please use this link to access the paperwork associated with this year’s AGM: AGM Business Papers Terrain NRM 2016/17 Financial report Terrain’s 2016/17 Annual Report Please RSVP to the AGM by phoning Colleen...

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  • Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2016

    GBR Report Card shows steady trajectory

    From: Elaine Seager
    October 27, 2017 at 4:56 am

    The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2016 released today, shows that landholders are continuing to make progress towards Australia’s Reef Plan targets.  The Great Barrier Reef Report Card is the main report card produced each year to assess the combined results of all Reef Plan activities across Queensland. This year's results show improvements across all scores...

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  • EOIs open for 25 additional indigenous ranger positions, Queensland

    EOIs open for 25 ranger positions

    From: Monica Haynes
    at 1:20 am

    The 2017 State Budget provided a funding boost for Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers, to bring the total to 100 positions across Queensland over the next four years. An additional 25 ranger positions (state-wide) will be available. Expressions of Interest are open and must be submitted by the 9th November. Funding will most likely be...

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  • Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland – Tully/Hinchinbrook

    From: Monica Haynes
    October 19, 2017 at 2:10 am

    The Tully/Hinchinbrook branch of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (WPSQ) has been around since 1980. Group president Suzie Smith says it was formed in response to pressures from development, and an absence of environmental groups in the Southern Wet Tropics. “I was a high school teacher in Tully at the time, and there was...

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  • Sugar Industry Partnership: 17 organisations sign MOU

    From: Elaine Seager
    October 18, 2017 at 12:03 am

    Terrain has joined force with 16 organisations from across the Wet Tropics sugar industry to deliver over $20 million dollars of investment into boosting extension and financial support to cane growers to improve water quality running off farm. The Wet Tropics Sugar Industry Partnership (WTSIP) has been officially recognised with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Its 17 partners...

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  • Marine researcher Eddie Hegerl. Image: Liz Gallie

    50 Years of reef conservation celebrated at Ninney Rise

    From: Monica Haynes
    October 16, 2017 at 7:17 am

    Community, conservationists and scientists came together at a sold-out environmental heritage event on the weekend, with the aim of inspiring people to continue to help give the reef the best chance for survival. The “Friends of Ninney Rise” event marked 50 years since locals initiated an international campaign that ultimately resulted in the Great Barrier...

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  • Threatened Species Recovery Team workshop - Wet Tropics

    Still saving species

    From: Monica Haynes
    October 4, 2017 at 2:39 am

    Threatened Species Recovery Teams from across the Wet Tropics gathered to collaborate on new ways to save threatened species and ecological communities. The diversity in altitude and climate means the Wet Tropics region is a biodiversity hot spot. It’s home to 139 threatened species, numerous endemic species, has significant cultural value to Traditional Owners. Because...

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  • Celebrating the launch of the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project

    No rest for the MIP

    From: Monica Haynes
    September 25, 2017 at 1:46 am

    Following the official launch of the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project, community members are invited to attend local celebration and information sessions as implementation of the three year project begins. Terrain CEO Carole Sweatman said it’s a chance to thank growers and the community for a tremendous local contribution, and while the celebration signals a...

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  • Kuranda Tree Frog by Rhys Sharry

    Community planning for Kuranda Tree Frog survival

    From: Monica Haynes
    September 20, 2017 at 5:22 am

    A community-led action plan is being developed to help protect the critically endangered Kuranda Tree Frog (Litoria myola). More than 40 community members, Djabaguy people, local and state government representatives, research institutions and natural resource management all came together to put their ideas on the table at a workshop hosted by Kuranda Envirocare, and facilitated...

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