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  • MoU signed for approx. $200m carbon investment

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    December 7, 2016 at 8:07 am

    Terrain's Acting Chair Keith Noble with GreenCollar Group's David Moore after signing the MOU. An MOU has been signed today which will bring cash into the region to boost carbon storage, improve water quality to the reef, and pay landholders for their involvement. Terrain NRM, the Wet Tropics region’s Natural Resource Management body and GreenCollar,...

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  • Awards, Funding and Collaboration

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 7:52 am

    It’s that time of year again when we come together and reflect on what was, and what will be for NRM in the Wet Tropics. Terrain’s 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in Innisfail in November followed by a Members’ Forum and refreshments. Thanks is extended to members and community who attended and participated...

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  • Traditional Skill Sharing to Restore Rainforest

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 1:21 am

    Traditional Owners from around the region learning from eachother. (WTMA) Supported by funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Over 30 Traditional Owners from across the region gathered in Babinda in October to share skills and knowledge about rainforest restoration. This event was the first of its kind where indigenous environmental project leaders and...

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  • Wet Tropics Pilot Report Card Released

    From: Elaine Seager
    December 5, 2016 at 8:44 am

    An important new initiative for assessing and reporting on the health of waterways in the Wet Tropics has been released. The Wet Tropics Pilot Report Card is the first time that organisations from across the Wet Tropics have collaborated to produce a report card for the region with the purpose of providing a snapshot of...

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  • From The CEO – Reflecting on 2015/16

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 1:55 am

    Firstly I'd like to thank the Australian and Queensland Governments for their ongoing support and funding. This funding enables us to facilitate the great Natural Resource Management (NRM) outcomes on the ground in the Wet Tropics region. Well, how time flies! It’s almost a year now since many of us gathered for the launch of...

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  • Hinchinbrook Team Resuscitates Wetland

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    November 24, 2016 at 6:51 am

    45 people attended the wetland at the Pests and Weeds Symposium, 2016. Funded by: Queensland Government’s ‘Everyone’s Environment Grant’. A degraded wetland in the Ingham area has seen a major health turnaround thanks to a dedicated farming family, with help from a team of local and regional organisations. Less than 18 months ago, over half...

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  • Mission Beach Naturally – Launched

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 5:12 am

    Supported by  funding from the Australian Government’s  National Landcare Programme and Terrain’s Natural Capital Fund. A publication promoting nature based Tourism at Mission Beach has been launched and everyone involved is excited and proud! In Brief: This exciting new initiative is seeking to place Mission Beach as a leader in the sustainable tourism desitnation market. "It's a no...

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  • Pig trapping publications launched

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 5:05 am

    Supported by funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Program, and Queensland Government's NRM Funding. “Trapping feral pigs on the Cassowary Coast: a practical guide” is a new publication which was recently launched in Far North Queensland. A snapshot: Terrain organised the Feral Pig Trapping Workshop in the Cassowary Coast in Dec 2015 to get stakeholders and land...

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  • Biofarming Conference Changing Minds

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    at 4:52 am

    Future generations of farmers on the field tours – This young farming family is from Tasmania.     Supported by funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Program. Wet Tropics Soilcare Inc convened the National Biological Farming Conference in Cairns last month, which has changed attitudes and inspired farmers from all around Australia and parts...

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  • Community NRM Project Awarded for Planning Excellence

    From: Kathryn Dryden
    November 22, 2016 at 9:41 am

    Wendy Chadwick Encouragement Award - Gary and Penny with Cr Adam Allan, Councillor for Northgate from Brisbane City Council - category sponsor (source PIA) An innovative Wet Tropics regional project has recently received an Award at the prestigious Planning Institute of Australia’s 2016 Queensland Planning Excellence Awards held in Brisbane on Friday 11th November. The Plan...

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