Burdekin property planning takes a front seat

Burdekin property planning takes a front seat

Richard Marver, Contour Environmental and Agricultural Consulting and CHRRUP Project Officer Sara Jeppesen at Winvic Station near Kilcummin. PLANNING PAUSE… taking a break from surveying at Red Hill Station are (from left) NQ Dry Tropics Senior Project Officer...

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All the news… The ‘show’ must go on Jul 7, 2020 AS the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention”. To help ensure safety in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, NQ Dry Tropics has cancelled workshops, field days, and all other face to face...
Basalt wall erosion threatens highway

Basalt wall erosion threatens highway

Soil conservationists Neil Cupples, NQ Dry Tropics (blue shirt) and John Day Emu Ridge consulting (red shirt) are dwarfed by the scale of the gully formed in the basalt wall. Basalt wall a threat to highway and local ecology  THE Commonwealth and Queensland...
Changes clear at LDC midway point

Changes clear at LDC midway point

Inspecting stage one of the gully rehabilitation works at Mt Wickham. Halfway through… and the change is clearTHE NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change (LDC) project has reached the halfway point.It is piloting land management and repair approaches at a...
Changing the landscape with soil health

Changing the landscape with soil health

Dr Christine Jones, Elizabeth Lyons, Four Mile, and Peter Le Feuvre, Belmahar, inspecting root systems and soil aggregate. There is a huge appetite for soil, ecology and grazing information in the Dry Tropics region including Bowen and Collinsville areas, landholders...