Clean Up Australia Day

Clean Up Australia Day

Community comes together for Clean Up Australia Day Recent rainfall did not dampen the spirits of one hundred community members who came together to remove 75 kg of rubbish from the Upper Ross River for Clean Up Australia Day.   The clean-up drew a crowd of...
Biofertiliser Course

Biofertiliser Course

North Queensland farmers brew their own biofertiliser Fifteen farmers from properties stretching between Crystal Creek and Mackay recently joined Gary and Angela Spotswood on their Lower Burdekin property for a three-day make-your-own biofertiliser course. NQ Dry...
Soil Health Workshop

Soil Health Workshop

Cane growers learn that good structure is at the root of soil health   Burdekin cane growers learnt how understanding soil biology and chemistry can have a positive effect on production, at a recent NQ Dry Tropics workshop in Ayr. Soil expert David Hardwick presented...
Conservation Action Planning (CAP)

Conservation Action Planning (CAP)

Two recent NQ Dry Tropics workshops in Townsville and Bowen brought together knowledgeable local natural resource managers to discuss the best way to protect biodiversity in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. The workshops are part of NQ Dry Tropics’ roll out of the...
Community improves habitat

Community improves habitat

A local project to improve endangered Beach Scrub vegetation at the Pocket along Horseshoe Bay Road in Bowen, has strengthened links between local groups, while improving important native habitat. The  joint project between NQ Dry Tropics, Whitsunday Regional Council,...
Burdekin graziers keen to build resilience

Burdekin graziers keen to build resilience

NQ Dry Tropics will hold Holistic Management information sessions in Charters Towers and Bowen, to cater for a surge of interest about the practice among Burdekin graziers. The events will be held from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Bowen Research Station on Monday 7...