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  • Abundance of Ideas at Repeated Tenders Workshops

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 24, 2017 at 4:41 am

    As the first round application deadline for Reef Trust Repeated Tenders nears, Terrain staff are providing one-on-one application support to interested growers. This project is supported by the Australian Government's Reef Trust funding.  Large turnouts at detail workshops in Wet Tropics cane growing districts indicated the strong interest growers have in transforming their nitrogen reduction...

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  • Tailor made mapping system available to groups

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 23, 2017 at 4:54 am

    Here is the chance for your group to have its very own, tailor-made online mapping system developed, to record on-ground project data, like revegetation sites, wildlife sightings or weed management activities. Terrain staff can ‘build’ an online mapping system which suits your group, as well as provide ongoing technical support and training so you can...

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  • New! Local Climate Change Information for Your Area

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 20, 2017 at 5:27 am

    Ever wondered what effect climate change might have on your local area? Exciting new features of the Wet Tropics Plan can answer your questions. The Wet Tropics Plan is an award winning community-based plan which prioritises natural resource management activities in the Wet Tropics, addressing social, economic and cultural issues, as well as environmental management. How might...

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  • Less erosion despite heavy rain

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 3, 2017 at 1:53 am

    Supported by funding from the Australian Government's Reef Programme. Ben Poggioli is a multicrop farmer of up to 250 ha of peanuts, corn, pumpkin, hay and sugar cane in the Barron region. Farming is in his blood; his mum, dad and brother are all on the farm, and he believes his three boys will come back...

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  • World of Wetland Plants Never Looked So Identifiable

    From: Monica Haynes
    January 31, 2017 at 7:36 am

    An essential new guide to the wetland plants of the wet tropics, published by Terrain NRM in partnership with Department of Agriculture and Fisheries through the Queensland Wetlands Program. “Wetlands are being appreciated for their huge contribution to biodiversity and those ecosystem processes,” said author Dr Greg Calvert. “Whilst the role of individual plant species is...

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  • Rainforest Regeneration Project Growing Rapidly

    From: Monica Haynes
    January 25, 2017 at 8:50 am

    A revegetation project creating vital habitat for vulnerable species, supported by funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme & Terrain’s Natural Capital Fund. One of the largest rainforest revegetation projects undertaken in the South Daintree region is creating new habitat for wildlife, by restoring 15 hectares of former cane farm back to lowland rainforest....

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  • Wet Tropics People – Setting the Course for the Reef

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 5:04 am

    Local knowledge of the Johnstone Catchment being shared on a tour for the WT MIP (L-R Innisfail CANEGROWERS' Joe Marano, Terrain's Bart Dryden, EHP's Scott Robinson, CCRIT's Sam Pagano, and EHP's Rae Schlecht). In a first for Queensland, the Wet Tropics community is being entrusted with the design of a major project to improve water...

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  • Dung Beetles Get Busy on Water Quality

    From: Elaine Seager
    January 16, 2017 at 7:36 am

    A group of cattle owners from the Atherton Tableland have introduced select species of dung beetles with the aim of improving pasture condition and water quality.  19 properties have been strategically chosen as ‘seed-properties’ for the dung beetle introduction and environmental evaluation project, supported by Terrain through funding from the Australian Government's Reef Programme.  The Tableland...

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  • Reef Trust Repeated Tenders Announced

    From: Elaine Seager
    January 11, 2017 at 1:12 am

          Reef Trust a Win Win for Cane Farmers and the Reef       Wet Tropics sugar cane farmers will receive a share of $11.8 million in grants from the Australian Government as part of the next step to help improve the quality of water flowing to the Great Barrier Reef. The...

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  • Walking the Landscape

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    December 7, 2016 at 8:25 am

    Terrain's Bart Dryden, Mike Ronan (EHP), Jeff Baines (CCRC) and Sam Pagano (CCRIT) at the workshop. People with intimate knowledge and expertise relating to catchments of the Wet Tropics region have been ‘Walking the Landscape’ together this week in order to develop a plan for investment for reef protection outcomes. In partnership with the Department...

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