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  • Ingham High Visits Insulator Creek

    From: Monica Haynes
    June 19, 2017 at 6:47 am

    Ingham High School students were introduced to an important wetlands habitat restoration project at Insulator Wetlands last week, in a showcase of the great work being done there. Thanks to funding from the Queensland Government’s ‘Everyone’s Environment’ grant program, the Hinchinbrook Wetland Alliance is working to restore 40 ha of wetland habitats on private property...

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  • Speed Dating Event Matches Right Ideas With Right Advice

    From: Elaine Seager
    June 16, 2017 at 5:38 am

    An agricultural speed dating forum in Babinda this week was all about matching the right idea with the right advice, as farmers, agronomists and technical experts came together to thrash out ideas. This event is made possible through funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture. Wet Tropics Regional Landcare Facilitator, Fiona George, said the...

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  • Actions, Locations & People are Keys to WTMIP Success

    From: Elaine Seager
    at 5:34 am

    Actions, locations and people are the three keys to the success of the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project and were the focus of workshops last week in Mourilyan and Tully. The Major Integrated Project, funded by the Queensland Government will be delivered in the next three years. Farmers, scientists and community members came together to help...

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  • Maps of Johnstone and Tully catchments

    The Path from Ideas to Action

    From: Monica Haynes
    April 7, 2017 at 6:40 am

    A rich exchange of experience and knowledge is critical for the Wet Tropics MIP Project Panel to make design choices from the amazing ideas created by the community in early March. A two day technical workshop held on 20 and 21 March is part of a new approach on how to bring together a diverse...

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  • Business Invited to Improve Threatened Species’ Prospects

    From: Monica Haynes
    at 1:10 am

    The Australian Government’s recently launched Threatened Species Prospectus is calling on business, industry and philanthropic organisations to join efforts to address priority native animals and plants facing the threat of extinction. There are more than 1700 Australian species and ecological communities known to be at risk. In the Wet Tropics region this includes 50 animal...

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  • Students Revegetate to Fight Erosion

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 30, 2017 at 6:12 am

    Students from Trinity Beach and Caravonica State Schools came together to revegetate part of Thomatis Creek in Holloways Beach, in a joint project with Terrain NRM and Yirrgandydji rangers that will slow erosion and reconnect natural habitat along the creek. Terrain is able to support this great work through funding from the Queensland Government's Department of Agriculture...

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  • Jalbu-Jalbu Land & Sea Management Workshop Brings Rainforest Women Together

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 22, 2017 at 8:19 am

    30 Indigenous women from across the Wet Tropics region gathered on Yalanji country in the Daintree area to share ideas and discuss issues related to women managing country. Terrain was able to support this project through funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme.         The 3-day Jalbu-Jalbu (women’s) Land and Sea Management...

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  • Major Local Project Brings Hundreds of Ideas Together

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 17, 2017 at 1:22 am

    More than 500 reef water quality ideas were gathered at the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project (WTMIP) creativity workshops in Innisfail and Tully on 2 and 3 March. This project is funded by the Queensland Government.       Terrain NRM’s CEO Carole Sweatman said the community’s attendance, energy and participation demonstrates we are on our...

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  • Terrain Chair Steps Down

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 1, 2017 at 7:50 am

    Mike Berwick has retired from his positions as Chair of Terrain NRM and the Queensland NRM Regional Groups Collective to enable him to take up a full-time role with Green Collar, an NRM and environmental markets consultancy. Mr Berwick has been at the forefront of raising the profile of natural resource management both locally and...

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  • Cane Farmers Converge With Solutions for the Future

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 27, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Wet Tropics Project Catalyst farmer, Chris Condon Queensland cane farmers with an appetite for change gathered to discuss farming solutions for the future at the 2017 Project Catalyst Forum. Their message? It’s time to get on board. Innovative farming practices deliver benefits to our environment, the Great Barrier Reef, and to farmers’ bottom line. Project Catalyst...

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