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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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  • Crowds Flock to World Cassowary Day

    From: Elaine Seager
    September 30, 2015 at 6:24 am

    Wildlife groups come together to celebrate cassowaries and their friends The Wet Tropics lived up to its name with heavy showers on the morning of World Cassowary Day at beautiful Mission Beach. Once the rain passed, an estimated crowd of 2,000 people flocked to see the 46 community, traditional owner, tourism, research and government groups showcasing their wildlife...

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  • Commissioner Visits Mabi Forest

    From: Elaine Seager
    at 6:10 am

    Gregory Andrews at Yungaburra's Curtain Fig Tree Gregory Andrews has learnt about projects being undertaken to help restore Mabi forest in the Atherton Tablelands Gregory Andrews, the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Commissioner, has visited Green Army participants working in the Atherton Tablelands to help restore endangered Mabi Forest.   Hosted by Terrain NRM, the Commissioner...

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  • Mahogany Glider Saved From Extinction

    From: Elaine Seager
    September 24, 2015 at 2:45 am

    Terrain's Jacqui Richards shows Threatened Species Commissioner work being done to restore mahogany glider habitat Threatened Species Commissioner Visits Mahogany Glider Projects Once considered extinct, the mahogany glider, is one of Australia's most endangered mammals but thanks to funding from the Federal Government and help from a number of keen conservationists and other stakeholders, this...

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  • Traffic Biggest Risk to Cassowaries

    From: Elaine Seager
    at 1:54 am

    Main Roads, police, local government, scientists, Traditional Owners and community groups attended Terrain's cassowary vehicle strike solutions workshop on 22 September 2015     New research confirms that traffic is the leading cause of death and injury for cassowaries.   Compiled by the Zoo and Aquarium Association’s Queensland Branch, the new research confirms that traffic is...

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  • Children’s Colourful Artworks Turned into Cassowary Road Signs

    From: Dianne Mauloni
    September 21, 2015 at 5:53 am

    Students from Mission Beach State School proudly show the cassowary road signs they designed for World Cassowary Day   As World Cassowary Day fast approaches on Saturday 26 September, year six students at Mission Beach State School are being proactive in the cause to raise public awareness of the need to take care on roadways....

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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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