Archive for August, 2008
To Infinity … and beyond is the theme of this year’s Landcare Conference is Infinity: Sustainability by Design. It is an honour to have this event in our catchment and the Burnett Catchment Care Association (BCCA) are pleased to make a small contribution by hosting two field trips the ‘Bunyips and Bonnie Doon Tour’ and the [...]
The current newsletter is now available for download August Newsletter Editors Notes: The previous version of this newsletter omitted to acknowledge the generous investment by BMRG to support the Grazing Land Management Incentives Program referred to in the Better Beef Report.
National Science Week begins on Saturday and it’s a great chance for Australians to reflect on the contribution science makes to our lives. As a Catchment Care Association, BCCA rely heavily on science on a day to day basis to understand the complexity of agricultural productions systems, the dynamics of ecosystems, the social aspects of [...]
From the 21st – 24th September 2008, the North Burnett Landcare Group will play host to the Qld Landcare Conference in Monto. It is an honour to have this event in our catchment and the BCCA are pleased to make a small contribution by hosting two field trips. One hosted by Louise Newman, Better Bush [...]
The nesting season has come to an end for Elsie, the White Throated Snapping Turtle (Elseya albagula). July sees the end to the turtles coming up onto the Burnett River banks to find suitable locations to prepare their chambers and lay their eggs. The following months will see us all playing the waiting game until [...]