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Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools

Graziers learn how reducing stress improves animal welfare and increases production
A total of 48 beef producers recently attended two Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools, held at the Webb family’s  “The Bluff” station in the Charters Towers region, and the Dobe family’s  DeSalis station in the Bogie Region of the Triple B. Renowned LSS trainer Jim … Continue Reading ››

Weed Identification Workshop

Weed workshop spreads the word about invasive species
Over forty participants attended NQ Dry Tropics’ Weed Identification Workshop, aimed at increasing local knowledge about regional priority weeds in the Townsville area. The event, held on the banks of the Ross River at Apex Park, Rasmussen, was supported through funding from the Queensland Government. It featured presentations from local, regional … Continue Reading ››

Threatened Species Strategy

NQ Dry Tropics gets behind Australian Government Threatened Species initiative.
NQ Dry Tropics has welcomed the Australian Government’s new Threatened Species Strategy, launched by Environment Minister Greg Hunt MP at the recent Threatened Species summit, held at Melbourne Zoo. Bandicoots, bettongs, numbats and malas, the regent honeyeater, orange-bellied parrots and bilbies are amongst 20 mammals … Continue Reading ››