Removing barriers the key to healthy fish stocks

Removing barriers the key to healthy fish stocks

Many of our native fish species need to migrate between freshwater and the ocean to breed. But stocks of local favourites such as barramundi and mangrove jack plummet if juveniles fail to make it past the many barriers they face on their journey, such as dams, weirs...
Reef Conservation Award

Reef Conservation Award

Burdekin farmers Gary and Angela Spotswood, of Mt Alma Fresh Organics, at Inkerman, has claimed the coveted Reef Conservation Award at the 2017 Reef Alliance Awards, held in Townsville on 22 November. The Reef Alliance awards recognise the work of farmers who are...
Burdekin weed control trial

Burdekin weed control trial

Burdekin weed control trial could boost farming productivity. NQ Dry Tropics and Evolution Mining have partnered on an innovative pilot project in the Lower Burdekin that could use harvested aquatic weeds to improve local agricultural soils. Evolution Mining has...