Archive for 'Better Bush'
Our flooded creeks, rivers, gullies and floodplains are starting to show green shoots again after the mass of silt and sand that washed over them over the past few months. Some places look like they’ve been stripped bare and turned into a desert! One of the plant species that we’ve noticed has been knocked about [...]
The aftermath of a good flush in the river system can be seen across the catchment – even the dreaded Cats Claw Creeper has been knocked about. However, in some parts of the catchment and other parts of Queensland, it wasn’t doing well anyway. This is thanks to the release of one of the two [...]
This week, BCCA continued to grow its project base to include the grains industry, after running a full workshop together with QPI&F extension officers taking grain growers through the recently developed Grains BMP. The Grains BMP was put together by QPI&F together with AgForce and Fitzroy Basin Association and BCCA saw an opportunity to present [...]
July Newsletter available for download: 20090713_Newsletter_final (Read-Only)
Burnett Catchment Care Association (BCCA) and Queensland Primary Industries & Fisheries (QPI&F) invite you to attend a “Combating Weeds Day”. Are you interested in how to manage weeds that are popping up in your area? If so than this FREE information day is for you!! Mark this date in your diary! WHEN: Thursday 9 July [...]
For more information please download Computer Mapping Workshop Flyer and if interested in attending please also download and complete the Computer Mapping Registration Form.
For more information please download Agforce GPS Workshop Flyer and if interested in attending please also download and completed the GPS Registration Form
An informative, educational and all round entertaining take on a year-in-the-life of Elsie, BCCA’s mascot for local threatened turtle – White Throated Snapping Turtle (Elseya albagula), will be up and running on this site very soon. Elsie already has a Facebook page (link available from Better Burnett website) wiith information about her species and the [...]
Reef Rescue is an initiative of the Australian Government’s Caring for Our Country program aimed at improving water quality in the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon through assisting farmers and graziers to improve their management practice. Within the grazing industry in the Burnett Mary region, the Burnett Mary Reef Partnership is providing support to our coastal [...]
Date: Thursday 23 April 2009 Where: Bill & Frances Tincknell’s Property “Coongoola” – Miriam Vale More information Flyer available for download: agforests-qld-forest-practice-field-day-workshop-flyer_miriam-vale_april09