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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…..
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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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