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  • Project Catalyst gets results

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    April 30, 2019 at 12:23 am

    A group of innovative Wet Tropics cane growers collectively reduced their bagged fertiliser use by 613 tonnes last year – the equivalent of 25 semi-trailer loads. Thirty-three growers from the Daintree to Ingham are trialling new farming practices to improve productivity and sustainability as part of Project Catalyst, a program that supports cane growers to...

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  • Laptops donated to Mission Australia

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    April 29, 2019 at 6:21 am

    Pre-loved Terrain NRM laptops will help people in need to access education.

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  • ‘Emerging Leader’ vacancy

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    at 6:08 am

    Become our next Emerging Leader for the Terrain NRM Board...

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  • $40,000 for traditional land & water management research

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    April 23, 2019 at 2:24 am

    Calling on researchers and indigenous groups...

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  • Reef 2050: Locals Star in New Videos

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    April 15, 2019 at 12:57 am

    Find out more about modelling and monitoring with the Rossi brothers and scientists in this short video...

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  • New Data for Farmers

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 20, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Farmers now have a better idea of the quality of water in their own backyards, as part of a reef water quality project being delivered in the Tully and Johnstone basins. Almost 30 new sites are being monitored as part of the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project (MIP), and data being provided back to farmers...

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  • Grazing Naturally & Soil Building Workshop

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    March 4, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Learn about using plants & animal grazing to build soil depth, soil properties and health...

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  • Bio-fertiliser: Project Catalyst trial

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 27, 2019 at 2:42 am

    Bio-fertiliser is being put to the test on an Ingham farm where the Fighera family wants to increase yield, stem rising costs and improve soil health.

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  • Mossman Canegrowers to Fight Streambank Erosion

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 22, 2019 at 1:37 am

    Streambanks in the Mossman catchment will be better able to withstand flood events through a $1 million investment into integrated catchment repair. Flooding in March 2018 caused major streambank erosion in much of the Mossman area, triggering a collaborative effort by local canegrowers, industry, council and natural resource management to secure funding to help address...

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  • Land bought for cassowaries

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 21, 2019 at 1:29 am

    Australia’s longest coast-to-mountain rainforest corridor has expanded after conservation groups joined forces to buy land for cassowaries near Tully this week. Queensland Trust for Nature and Mission Beach’s Community for Coastal and Cassowary Conservation (C4) have bought a property that borders national park in a wildlife corridor extending from the ocean to the Atherton Tableland...

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