This project was developed for the colection of Electromagnetic mapping, elevation data on 300 hectares of land in the Cape York Region that had been designated for high intensity agriculural use.
During June 2015, the “Grow Do It” – Musical Gardening Program visited Lakeland, Laura, Bloomfield and Rossville State Schools.
This project is part of the Cape York NRM Sustainable Agriculture Project, and establishes a demonstration site focused on soil health, land condition, fire and water management, economic baselines and benchmarks.
It highlights the adoption of sustainable land management practices and establishes good practice for road construction and fencing on Yarraden Station.
Cape York NRM is continuing to monitor the water quality benefits of gully remediation at Crocodile Station.
In late 2016 two High Lift KP event samplers (water quality monitoring equipment - see pictures) were installed at Crocodile Station; one situated downstream from gully remediation works, the other situated downstream of an untreated gully.
The Balnggarrawarra Rangers from Melsonby station (70 minutes north east of Cooktown), know that good fire and soil management is essential for healthy Country.
TOWARDS the end of 2011, near to 1000 turtle and 170 dugong deaths were reported along the Queensland coast. Less than half that number were recorded during the same period in the previous year.
Westpac teamed up with long-term partners Landcare Australia to present a series of information seminars. Key industry specialists presented information seminars aimed at producers and consumers, to help them understand the impact of carbon on business.
The Griffith University Reef Rescue funded a study into the causes, sources and management of sediment runoff to the northern section of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). In 2012 the study is in the third year of the four year program.