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  • Project Catalyst Forum – Cairns 24-26 Feb

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 19, 2019 at 2:16 am

    Murray Upper cane farmer George Henry is one of the innovative growers whose work will be showcased at the forum...

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  • RALFs a one-stop-shop for farmers

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 12, 2019 at 6:18 am

    We're here to help you - that's the word from 3 Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitators.

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  • $330,000 for Woodlands project

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 7, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Tree planting to link wildlife corridors and the beginnings of a mahogany glider population-monitoring program are among the projects...

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  • Cane farmer breaks new ground with trials

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 6, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    Adrian Darveniza is a Project Catalyst grower who is trialling zero tillage fallow crops and plant cane.

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  • New Terrain board members

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    at 11:16 pm

    Welcome to Pete Faulkner and Barry Hunter, our new board members...

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  • Up to $16m to Protect Natural Resources

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 1, 2019 at 5:57 am

    Cassowaries and golden-shouldered parrots are among the winners in a $16 million investment in Far North Queensland.

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  • Wet Tropics Plan enews

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    January 17, 2019 at 3:48 am

    Check out the latest here... from a new soil health hub and traditional owner contact pages to community mapping portals and your chance to have a portal tailor-made by Terrain NRM for your community group... January 2019 Wet Tropics Plan for People and Country enewsletter

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  • Maria Ribbeck and Vince Nictora on a demonstration farm site during the Tuly Water Quality Field Day

    Water Quality Field Day a Success

    From: Monica Haynes
    January 16, 2019 at 5:11 am

    Water quality improvements by cane growers and the latest monitoring results were hot topics at a recent sugar industry field day in Tully. Murray flood plain cane farmer, Ray Zamora said Tully farmers are constantly working to be top of their game. “There’s pressure on farmers to improve water quality, and I see the sugarcane...

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  • New project protects Reef, tackles erosion

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    at 12:41 am

    A $2.3 million project to protect the Great Barrier Reef will focus on erosion hotspots between Innisfail and the Tablelands. With the highest sediment reduction target in the Far North – at 40 per cent or 100 kilo-tonnes by 2025 - the Johnstone River catchment is a priority for water quality improvement. The four-year Upper...

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  • Monitoring ramps up with wet weather

    From: Monica Haynes
    January 14, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Wet season weather events have sent staff working on a community water quality project into overdrive. The locally designed Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project (MIP) is responding to community demand for relevant, local information about water quality, and solutions that are informed by landscape conditions and local knowledge. Farmers in the Tully and Johnstone regions...

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