Apply for funding to improve your backyard
Do you live in Townsville's semi-rural suburb of Black River, Hervey’s Range, Rupertswood, Jensen, Alice River, Brookhill, Oak Valley, Julago, Nome or Alligator Creek? If so, you may be eligible to receive up to $2,000 and lots of expert advice to improve your property. Read more about our Healthy Habitat project.
Volunteering is a fun way to get the kids outdoors, meet new people, and give back to your environment. You could run into your local banker, a scout group, or even one of our Cowboy's players - you'll be amazed who you meet volunteering! If you would like to volunteer in the dry tropics region, check out What's On.
Make your house more sustainable
Everyone can do their bit to help reduce the impacts on our environment. Find out more about how to make your house more sustainable.
Sustainable House Day
Sustainable House Day occurs each year in September. In the past, NQ Dry Tropics has supported Sustainable House Day by running a local event that allows Townsville residents to visit some of our comunities most sustainable homes. Stay tuned for more information about this year's Sustainable House Day.
Identify backyard birds and plants
Working on your garden and want to plant native trees? Or maybe you want to identify something that lives in your backyard. Read up on local plants and animals in th following NQ Dry Tropics publications.