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  • Barretts Lagoon in good hands

    From: Monica Haynes
    December 18, 2017 at 3:55 am

    Tully has more floodplain lagoons that any other Great Barrier Reef catchment, and local cane farmers and community partners are working together to make sure one of the largest lagoons is in top condition. Terrain’s Tony O’Malley said that farmers are working with Gulnay Traditional Owners, Girringun Aboriginal Corporation, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services, Cassowary...

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  • On-ground investigations begin for bioreactor sites

    From: Monica Haynes
    at 3:09 am

    The Cassowary Coast will soon be a trial area for bioreactors and other catchment repair technologies to better protect the Great Barrier Reef. Up to $15 million is being invested in the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project (the MIP) – and on-ground investigations have begun for repair and treatment trial sites. These have the potential...

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  • Mabi Field Day

    From: Monica Haynes
    November 23, 2017 at 12:37 am

    Barron Catchment Care are holding a Mabi Field Day, and offering the Atherton community the opportunity to grab a snag, pick up a free rainforest shrub, and win a family pass to the Malanda Majestic Cinema. The group's coordinator, Ian Sinclair, said the day is a fun way to learn more about the endangered Mabi Forest. “The...

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  • Wet Tropics Regional Landcare Faciltatpr

    New Wet Tropics Regional Landcare Facilitator

    From: Monica Haynes
    November 22, 2017 at 4:35 am

    Welcome to Jen Redway, who’s taken on the role of Wet Tropics Regional Landcare Facilitator. A brief history Jen’s been with Terrain NRM for the last year as part of the Reef Team, where she was working with industry and community to deliver projects that improve water quality outcomes for the region. This followed a...

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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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