Changes clear at LDC midway point

Changes clear at LDC midway point

Inspecting stage one of the gully rehabilitation works at Mt Wickham. Halfway through… and the change is clearTHE NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change (LDC) project has reached the halfway point.It is piloting land management and repair approaches at a...
Cool lesson on ‘cool burns’

Cool lesson on ‘cool burns’

Cool lesson on ‘cool burns’ at workshop Residents and landholders of the Woodstock/Majors Creek region received a cool lesson on cool burns at a “Fire as a Tool for Conservation and Land Management” workshop held on Saturday. Workshop organiser, NQ Dry Tropics project...
Riparian Planting

Riparian Planting

Local cane farmer improves natural areas Giru cane farmer John Cernusco is partnering with NQ Dry Tropics to plant native vegetation along a lagoon on his property to reduce weeds and restore habitat. NQ Dry Tropics project officer Thijs Krugers is working with Mr...
Grazing Naturally Workshop

Grazing Naturally Workshop

Grazing takes grass back to its roots Graziers are always looking for ways to improve their grazing management, and landholders from the Burdekin Dry Tropics region have had the chance to do just that, through Grazing Naturally workshops. Hosted by NQ Dry Tropics and...
Community effort helps clean up Aplins Weir

Community effort helps clean up Aplins Weir

Plastic shopping bags, drinks bottles, crab pots, bicycle tyres and a bollard were just some of the items that filled more than 20 large sacks of rubbish on Saturday during a community clean up of popular fishing spot Aplins Weir. More than thirty dedicated locals...
Great Northern Clean Up

Great Northern Clean Up

Forty volunteers collect 50kg rubbish in two hours in Great Northern Clean Up A microphone, a basketball, a dozen thongs, and a seemingly endless number of plastic bottles and cigarette butts – these are examples of just some of the rubbish found and removed from the...