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Education key to moving cattle calmly and safely

THE workshops conducted by Neil McDonald at his Livestock Handling and Working Dog School are all about educating graziers to  develop a calm, safe routine for shifting cattle. He has a strict priority in the way he goes about delivering that education.

Restoring Bowling Green Bay Wetlands

The Bowling Green Bay wetlands are a jewel in the lower Burdekin’s crown, and a newly-launched project will help ensure their health is maintained and restored.

Fine-tuning breeder herds

MORE of a good thing was the philosophy behind a sweep through the North by breeding herd management expert Dr Ian Braithwaite last month.

Help to restore degraded land

AN NQ Dry Tropics project is helping Amelia Downs grazier Jane Weir to restore degraded land along a river front on her 20,000ha property. The Linking Landholders to Frontage Country project, funded by the Queensland Government’s Natural Resources Investment Program — will help her to remedy a large and long-standing erosion problem in the Bottom River paddock, one of 32 paddocks on the property.

Traditional Owner Management Group tackles NRM issues

Representatives from 12 indigenous groups within the Burdekin Dry Tropics region met earlier this month in Townsville to discuss conservation and land management issues.

Community Action Plans to help prioritise reef protection measures

A partnership between NQ Dry Tropics, Reef Ecologic and Magnetic Island Community Development Association (MICDA) will boost efforts to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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OUR WORK

Landholders Driving Change

Landholders Driving Change is a Burdekin Major Integrated Project funded by the Queensland Government through the Queensland Reef Water Quality Program.

Protecting Biodiversity

The Protecting Biodiversity Program supports the community to protect, maintain and restore biodiversity in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. We provide planning direction, advice, information, and practical support to mobilise community efforts in achieving this.

Strategy & Partnerships

The Strategy and Partnerships team works to establish and maintain community and industry alliances to support regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) delivery.

Sustainable Agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Program aims to support and empower producers in the use of best management practices for natural resource management within the agricultural industries of the Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM Region.

Waterways, Wetlands & Coasts

The Waterways, Wetlands and Coasts Program works with a range of partners to ensure waterways, wetlands and coastal areas in our region are resilient, healthy, sustainably managed, and enjoyed and respected by communities.

LATEST NRM NEWS

When tackling soil erosion on grazing lands, it’s important to treat both the cause and symptoms.

NQ Dry Tropics works closely with landholders on strategies that promote better pasture cover, and help hydrate landscapes by retaining rain on property, slowing it down and spreading it out across paddocks.

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