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Sustainable land management and conservation news from around the catchment.
Brian Pastures Field Day

Brian Pastures Field Day

BCCA attended the Brian Pastures Field Day last week and with over 200 people in attendance, gave us the opportunity to showcase some of our current project at our trade stall.  Particularly our biocontrol project which involved breeding biocontrol agents for Cat's...

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Prevention & Remediation Erosion Workshop at Monto

Prevention & Remediation Erosion Workshop at Monto

🔸Last week BCCA hosted a Prevention & Remediation Erosion Workshop in Monto. Landholders received invaluable information from experienced soil practitioner John Day.   🚜Visits to two erosion remediation sites just outside Monto, demonstrated how practical...

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Billy Tea in the Bush – Kapaldo

Billy Tea in the Bush – Kapaldo

Billy tea and Damper in the bush has not lost its flavour as 35 Participants will attest to after another fantastic day at Ben and Lindsey Scott’s property “Tydale” last Thursday. With pasture identification guru Col Paton, and his right-hand man Rob Young (who is...

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Regenerative Agriculture Bus Trip

Regenerative Agriculture Bus Trip

Burnett Catchment Care Association organised another fantastic field trip on the weekend and their first multi-day bus trip. A substantial number of keen participants gave up a Friday and Saturday in their busy lives for this all-inclusive journey to learn from the...

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Wittwer’s Investing in a Test

Wittwer’s Investing in a Test

Check out the Wittwer's experience as part of BCCA's "Invest in a Test" project. Thanks to Steve & Gill for sharing. BCCA have conducted over 80 soils tests from right across the inland Burnett over the last 2 years. This project was thanks to funding by The...

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Saving the Greater Glider – Project Highlights

Saving the Greater Glider – Project Highlights

This project is a grassroots habitat protection/restoration and community education initiative with the primary goal of aiding the recovery of the endangered greater gliders in the Burnett region. The project's primary object was to enhance the presence, abundance,...

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Creating Habitat for the Endangered Greater Glider

Creating Habitat for the Endangered Greater Glider

Last week BCCA installed additional nesting boxes across multiple grazing properties as part of their ‘Saving the endangered Greater Glider’ project. These nesting boxes were built and supplied locally by the Monto Australian Men's Shed Association and were installed...

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Community Action Plan Forum

Community Action Plan Forum

Community Action Plan (CAP) leaders from across Queensland attended a 'Community Action Plan Forum' hosted by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation on Magnetic Island earlier this week with BCCA's Misty Neilson representing the Burnett Baffle region. The forum reflected...

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Climate Outlook and Review

Climate Outlook and Review

Peter Crawford is an extension officer (Climate Mate) with the Northern Australian Climate Program (NACP).  His role is to deliver new and improved climate information and forecasts to graziers and pastoralists in the region of central Queensland, which covers Central...

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Newsletter Archive

The Burnett Buzz…..Spring 2019

The Burnett Buzz…..Spring 2019

The latest Burnett Buzz is out, highlights include: Upcoming RCS Clinic— Biggenden 9 - 11 October  Inland Burnett SMARTHub survey!  Managing Risk in Agriculture - review of August workshops  Drought Declaration - assistance available To download your copy click...

The Burnett Buzz……Autumn 2019

The Burnett Buzz……Autumn 2019

The Autumn Burnett Buzz is out!! Highlights include: Monto Growers visit farm of GRDC’s ‘2018 Grain Grower of the Year’. Gully Erosion manual—get your copy today! On-line hub Ag Strategy Survey winner Getting the EDGE in Business To download click here!!    ...

The Burnett Buzz …… Winter

The Burnett Buzz …… Winter

Incorporating Grazing BMP principals into Pecan production! How risk affects farmers’ decision making. Grower collaborations & working together Field walk identifies 144 species of plants at Rocky Creek in the Baffle Catchment. To download the newsletter click...

The Burnett Buzz….Autumn 2018

The Burnett Buzz….Autumn 2018

David Hall, experienced field agronomist. Are you in the new Reef Trust Grazing Priority area? Importance of being good grass farmer! Thinking of going electric? 130 tubestock species with 79% survival rate! To download the latest Burnett Buzz click here!!!...

The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2017

The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2017

Highlights in this edition: Bull selection with John Bertram and Alan Laing Roger Stone climate workshop at Rosedale Richard Kinnon meets the North Burnett Practical assistance for graziers in the Reef Trust III priority area Chloe the koala To view newsletter click...

The Burnett Buzz – Autumn 2017

The Burnett Buzz – Autumn 2017

Highlights in this edition: Rainforest species identification and the importance of these species in the landscape. Nearing the 5000 tree target for our 20 Million Trees project. Successful Goomeri and Mundubbera soil health workshops. Seeking practice change by...

The Burnett Buzz – Summer 2017

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...

The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2016

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

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

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...

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