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2019 – 2020 Community Participation Highlights
National Landcare Program 2019-2020 Highlights
We are proud to share our major community wins achieved over the 2019-2020 financial year through the Australian Government's National Landcare program.
Blade by blade, the Grassroots Magazine illustrates how 13 landholders have improved land condition on their central Queensland properties. Filled with beautiful images and heartfelt stories the magazine showcases what’s achievable in the Fitzroy region through regenerative agriculture and hard work.
Walking the Landscape Water Park Catchment Story
Water Park Catchment Story
To effectively manage the catchment it is important to have a collective understanding of how the catchment works. This map journal gathers information from experts and other data sources to provide that understanding.
Totally Wild – S23 Ep. 172
Totally Wild Tv teach young viewers how the land and the ocean are connected
In mid-2016 Totally Wild Tv visited Steve and Claire's central Queensland grazing property to learn how they are caring for their land and the Great Barrier Reef.
Supporting landholders to save their soils and the reef
Project Snapshot - Gully Remediation in the Fitzroy
PROJECT SUMMARY • Over 190 landholders canvassed, 44 landholders engaged across five Fitzroy subcatchments • 176 property visits and 56 site assessments • 53 erosion management plans developed • 3,441 hectares of gullies and vulnerable land (i.e. scalds) fenced for stock exclusion • 140 hectares of gullies treated through erosion control structures • 652 erosion control structures constructed • Four demonstration site field days to promote gully remediation and soil saving management practices
Creating a legacy future generations will be proud to inherit
Project Snapshot - Establishing 'A-class' Grazing in the Burdekin and Fitzroy
PROJECT SUMMARY • Cross-regional program coordination with NQ Dry Tropics • Over 50 graziers canvassed, eight engaged in the Fitzroy Region project • The eight Fitzroy participants collectively installed 34.5km of fencing, 35.9km pipe, nine tanks and 30 troughs to facilitate offstream watering • 19 regional landholder events to support and promote improving practices • End of program celebratory Reef to Beef tour in Townsville for project participants and families
Marine debris case study
Understanding marine debris for cleaner beaches
Capricorn Coast residents have been learning more about the rubbish that arrives on their shores while helping keep local beaches beautiful.
Wetlands and coastal scrub species just a few of the winners arising from dune restoration
Farnborough Beach Dune Restoration project
Farnborough Beach is part of the internationally-recognised Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar site. Its dunes form a natural buffer between the water and the terrestrial and wetland habitats within Byfield National Park. These Farnborough dunes have been slowly eroding.
Carnarvon Gorge with Fred Conway
Carnarvon Gorge with Fred Conway
Carnarvon Gorge on the central highlands is a very special place for indigenous people, and has beautiful sites of cultural heritage including rock art. Fred Conway shares his reverence for the peaceful landscape, and his knowledge of the diverse flora in the area. This video is part of a series developed through funding from the Australian Government to increase the knowledge and understanding of local traditional ecological knowledge. Elders have shared their knowledge of local landscapes to ensure it is available to future generations in an easily accessible format.