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LATEST MEDIA RELEASES

Workshop helps Gudjuda Rangers improve bird ID and monitoring skills

A group of Gudjuda Rangers are now better able to identify and monitor endangered migratory shore birds thanks to a joint initiative with NQ Dry Tropics and Birdlife Australia.

Burdekin growers reduce nitrogen use and maintain yield

THE first “report cards” are on the way to Burdekin cane growers who participated in a three-year program to reduce the amount of nitrogen fertiliser applied to their crops.

Power of peer-to-peer learning

AN enthusiastic “mob” of North Queensland graziers is gaining an appreciation of the power of peer-to-peer support as they adopt new grazing and pasture management practices on their properties.

Siam Weed information sessions

 SIAM weed (Chromolaena odorata) is the focus of weed management information sessions at Reid River and Hervey Range in coming weeks.

World Wetlands Day: shining a spotlight on our beautiful wetlands

If you enjoy fishing, boating or swimming, chances are you have benefited from our regions’s beautiful wetlands.

Growers raise a glass to celebrate 2019 achievements

MORE than 70 cane growers, extension staff, contractors and suppliers were hosted by NQ Dry Tropics at an End Of Year celebration in the Burdekin Theatre this week. Sustainable Agriculture Manager at NQ Dry Tropics Rob Hunt said there was plenty to celebrate.

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OUR WORK

Landholders Driving Change

Landholders Driving Change is a Burdekin Major Integrated Project funded by the Queensland Government through the Queensland Reef Water Quality Program.

Protecting Biodiversity

The Protecting Biodiversity Program supports the community to protect, maintain and restore biodiversity in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. We provide planning direction, advice, information, and practical support to mobilise community efforts in achieving this.

Strategy & Partnerships

The Strategy and Partnerships team works to establish and maintain community and industry alliances to support regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) delivery.

Sustainable Agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Program aims to support and empower producers in the use of best management practices for natural resource management within the agricultural industries of the Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM Region.

Waterways, Wetlands & Coasts

The Waterways, Wetlands and Coasts Program works with a range of partners to ensure waterways, wetlands and coastal areas in our region are resilient, healthy, sustainably managed, and enjoyed and respected by communities.

LATEST NRM NEWS

When tackling soil erosion on grazing lands, it’s important to treat both the cause and symptoms.

NQ Dry Tropics works closely with landholders on strategies that promote better pasture cover, and help hydrate landscapes by retaining rain on property, slowing it down and spreading it out across paddocks.

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