Animal Health Workshop

Animal Health Workshop

Graziers focus on animal health to improve herd productivity Dr Geoffry Fordyce, guest speaker at the Spyglass Research Station workshop spoke about the vital role played by animal nutrition, and the high prevalence of diseases endemic to northern Australia;...
Mapping helps planning

Mapping helps planning

Workshops map out special skills, tools to keep graziers informed More than 40 graziers have taken part in workshops held across the Burdekin region to learn how to use Queensland Globe and Avenza Maps mobile app to assist with property management and planning. The...
Prevent fish kills

Prevent fish kills

Locals urged to help prevent fish kills Heavy rainfall combined with hot sunny days could increase the chances of fish kills in the lower Burdekin’s creeks and wetlands. NQ Dry Tropics Wetlands Team Leader Scott Fry said recent rain had sparked movement of native...
Planting protects dunes

Planting protects dunes

The dunes at Alva Beach, near Ayr. Dune protection the focus for Alva Beach planting A major revegetation project kicking off in January will improve the condition of sand dunes on the lower Burdekin’s most popular beach. The dune system at Alva Beach helps protect...