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Community Landcare Grants
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 Community Landcare Grants
The $100,000 Community Landcare Grants programme 2015-16 gives local community groups the chance to apply for up to $10,000 to undertake projects that benefit the environment, and particularly the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.This initiative is funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme, and managed locally by NQ Dry Tropics……
 Pest Management Grants
The Queensland Government is providing $90,000 in 2015-2016, to fund weed control projects in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region, through its Queensland Regional Natural Resource Management Investment Program, and managed locally by NQ Dry Tropics. Applications have now closed and successful projects will be announced shortly…..
Threatened Species Strategy
Regional NRM Plan 2015
 Threatened Species Strategy

NQ Dry Tropics gets behind Australian Government Threatened Species initiative.

NQ Dry Tropics has welcomed the Australian Government’s new Threatened Species Strategy, launched by Environment Minister Greg Hunt MP at the recent Threatened Species summit, held at Melbourne Zoo. Bandicoots, bettongs, numbats and malas, the regent honeyeater, orange-bellied parrots and bilbies are amongst 20 mammals and 20 birds the Australian Government has committed to acting on protecting within five years. NQ Dry Tropics CEO Dr Scott Crawford, spoke positively of the announcement, which includes a $6.6 million funding commitment…..

NQ Dry Tropics is updating the Natural Resource Management (NRM) Plan for the Burdekin Dry Tropics region.

The current NRM plan, released in 2005, highlighted the community’s priorities, and helped to secure funding for on-ground environmental projects carried out by our farmers, graziers, other individual landowners and community groups. We are updating this plan to capture what people value about the region and the issues they feel need most attention. Here’s a video explaining why our natural resources are so important.

Read more about the preparation of the Burdekin NRM Plan…

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Planting tough, local native trees

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Celebrate the Sea

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Celebrate the Sea 2015

The annual Celebrate the Sea festival aims to inspire the Townsville community to care for our coast and the offshore Great Barrier Reef…Read More...
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