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Natural Grasslands Fact Sheet

FBA Natural grasslands fact sheet

Open fields of natural grasslands are home to special plants and secretive animals, and support productive cattle businesses by providing palatable feed. Natural grasslands are an essential part of our local landscape and they need your help to survive. This guide is full of tips to help central Queensland landholders manage their natural grasslands.

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Changing the Flow: Water Spreading Banks

Infographic on water spreading banks

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Weeds of National Significance Directory

Landowners and land managers at all levels are responsible for managing Weeds of National Significance (WoNS). The WoNS were selected as they require coordination among all levels of government, organisations and individuals with weed management responsibilities.

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Field guide

Queensland Marine Turtle Field Guide

This field guide has been developed as part of the Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program. Correctly identifying marine turtles, and the animals that prey on their nests, provides valuable information about turtle populations and shows where predator control activities are most needed

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School Holiday Activity – upcycled t-shirt bag

How-to make a bag from an old shirt!

Follow these simple steps and transform an old t-shirt into a handy reusable bag!

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Take 3 for the Sea – Are there microplastics in our waterways?

Microplastics Monitoring Manual

Become a part of a citizen science microplastic program that provides reliable microplastic data whilst educating and engaging communities.

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Top Tips for Grant Writing

Top Tips for Grant Writing

Five tips that will make your grant application stronger.

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Understanding the connection between land condition and cattle condition

The connection between land condition and cattle condition

Everything decision a grazier makes can affect their productivity and profitability. Understanding the connection between land condition and that of the cattle grazing on those pastures, is key to a successful and sustainable business. FBA works with graziers in the Fitzroy Basin to help improve their practices which in turn benefits local water quality and the health of the Great Barrier Reef as well as the productivity and profitability of their business. This pregnancy testing workshop was supported by FBA through funding from the Australian Government and delivered through Reef Trust in collaboration with the Queensland Government.

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Pasture Budgeting in Central Queensland

Pasture Budgeting in Central Queensland Guide

Pasture budgeting is a technique used by landholders to understand their current land condition, and work towards its improvement. Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) has published a book ‘Pasture Budgeting in Central Queensland’ to guide CQ landholders through assessing their properties.

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