Marine debris workshop

Marine debris workshop

Marine debris workshop – taking local action on a global issue Marine debris is a major global issue that kills millions of animals each year, but dedicated locals are taking action to protect our oceans. Tangaroa Blue Foundation recently hosted a Source Reduction...
Nth Queensland graziers talk reef & beef

Nth Queensland graziers talk reef & beef

The ongoing drought means naturally stressed pastures are generally producing below average yields – and graziers continue to look for ways to conserve pasture and maximise productivity while building resilience into their enterprises. On 27 April 2016, 21 graziers...
Graziers spread water to reduce erosion

Graziers spread water to reduce erosion

Eighteen graziers from 12 enterprises attended a recent two-day NQ Dry Tropics Landscape Function Workshop, on Des Bolton’s 16,600ha Gadara Station in Greenvale. The workshop, funded through the Australian Government Reef Programme, focused on reducing erosion by...
Celebrate innovation on cross-regional bus tour

Celebrate innovation on cross-regional bus tour

North Queensland growers celebrate innovation on cross-regional bus tour More than 60 of North Queensland’s most forward-thinking land managers celebrated agricultural innovation, and shared knowledge on a three-day cross-regional bus tour last week. NQ Dry Tropics,...
Resilience in Grazing Open Day

Resilience in Grazing Open Day

Resilience in Grazing Open Day attracts nearly 100 North Queensland graziers Market fluctuations and the ongoing Big Dry are two major challenges faced by North Queensland graziers, and nearly 100 of them attended NQ Dry Tropics’ Resilience In Grazing Open Day to look...
Workshop supports Traditional Owners

Workshop supports Traditional Owners

NQ Dry Tropics proudly works in partnership with regional Traditional Owner groups to build their capacity to care for their country. This includes ensuring that traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is preserved and recorded in a dedicated cultural database, so that...