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Sustainable land management and conservation news from around the catchment.

Your say is needed!!

The Queensland Government needs your help to inform the development of a roadmap and action plan, to shape the next 10 years of research, development and extension (RD&E), to grow the agriculture and food sector.  The roadmap is part of the Queensland Government’s...

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Pasture Dieback in the Wide Bay Burnett

Dieback is defined as grass dying in an entire paddock or a significant area of a paddock.  Bluegrass pasture dieback has been reported along the coastal and inland areas of central Queensland & the Wide Bay Burnett.  There are also reports of Native Bluegrass,...

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Grazing Extension Officer position with BMRG

Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) is currently advertising for a Grazing Extension Officer role. The Grazing Extension Officer position is based at the Bundaberg office, and will be delivering the new “Better Beef for the Reef” project. Applications close on the 28th...

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The Burnett Buzz – Summer 2017

Highlights in this edition: The closing stages of the Action on the Ground Nitrous Oxide Trial in Monto Cropping workshops in the South Burnett for black soil farmers a big success Calling Lower Burnett graziers for Reef Alliance Project Heaps of great workshops...

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Newsletter Archive

The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2016

In this edition:   BCCA to manage Baffle Reef Systems Repairs Project New ‘Monto Growers Group’ formed Small grants provided to kick start South Burnett Black Soil Growers Action on the Ground project almost complete Can I make money from Carbon? Please consider...

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2016

In this season's issue of the burnett buzz... ; Southern Qld Cropping bus tour Reef Water Quality finalised Soil profiling equipment available for hire Herd management & reduced emissions The Burnett’s contribution to 20 Million Trees Better Catchments update...

the burnett buzz… Summer 2016

In the Summer 2016 issue of the burnett buzz...: Action on the Ground - trial update BCCA's success with Burrum system repair project tender Second ERF auction conducted Reef water quality grants program: the last leg Pig compost put to work on multiple crops Southern...

the burnett buzz… Winter 2015

In this issue: Pig Manure - Maturing Nicely Future Land Manager 11,000 hectares of weed control Emissions Reduction Fund update North Burnett Weeds in the spotlight Better Catchments projects for the inland Burnett Sustainable Grazing workshop Gin Gin Working together...

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2015

In this issue: Update on carbon policy changes Flood Recovery Riparian project case study Grazing workshop to be held in Gin Gin Seed collection workshop a success in the Central Burnett Composting pig manure project Flood recovery project survives TC Marcia's force...

the burnett buzz… Spring 2014

In this issue: 2 day soils workshop in October for Graziers Manure vs compost—a review New soils methodology for CFI Central Burnett Riparian restoration update Reef grants continue for the Coastal Burnett ...plus lots more To view the latest issue of the burnett buzz...

the burnett buzz… Winter 2014

In this issue: Case study on local grazier’s PMP Soil carbon results from Monto workshop Update on Flood Recovery Riparian project in Central Burnett Weed file—GRT Nitrous oxide trial update GLM workshop for Degilbo Weed profile - Giant Rats Tail Grass,  a flood weed...

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2014

In this issue: Funding to control weeds in your creeks Burnett River streambank restoration projects underway Carbon Farming Initiative update Three Moon Creek Floodplain Plan finalised Welcome Dutch Anbeek to the BCCA team Trial in Monto aimed at reducing Nitrous...

the burnett buzz… Spring 2013

In this issue: Update on Carbon Farming Project Threemoon Floodplain Farmers are Action Planning Chemical for weed control Welcome Jenny and Peter!! BCCA backs BMP program Riparian restoration begins Reef Rescue Grazing 2 To view the latest issue of the burnett buzz...

the burnett buzz… Summer 2013

In this issue:
Reef Rescue Case Study – Sanderson & Carr
Useful information regarding Flood Recovery Assistance
Cat’s Claw Creeper Control in the North Burnett
BlazeAid lending a hand for flooded farmers
Staff members flood photos
Welcome Veronica to the BCCA team
Land For Wildlife in the inland Burnett
2013 flooding in Mundubbera – a staff members perspective
An endangered species found in the inland Burnett

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