Sustainable land management and conservation news from around the catchment.

The Burnett Buzz….Summer 2018

Highlights in this edition: Soils workshop a success at Miriam Vale Seeking ideas for workshops and training events Cover Cropping Workshop - Monto To view newsletter click here!!...

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General Meeting – Thursday 18 January, Mundubbera

BCCA will be holding a quarterly General Meeting on Thursday 18 January 2018, at Mundubbera town hall supper rooms.  The meeting will begin at 9.30am, with a light lunch to follow. Updates on all current projects; Better Catchments, Baffle Reef System Repair, Reef...

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Merry Christmas from the BCCA team!!

The BCCA Office will be closed on Friday 22 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018. We hope you have a Happy New Year and wish for 2018 to bring you the seasons you need to prosper. Merry Christmas from the Burnett Catchment Care Association...

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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...

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Pasture dieback in Queensland

Pasture dieback is a poorly understood condition that causes unthrifty growth and death of otherwise very productive sown and native grass pastures.  It has been observed across a range of soil types, landscapes locations (ridges, gullies, gentle and steep slopes) and...

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Gayndah Koala Group

Koala's (Phascolarctos cinereus adustus) are currently listed as a vulnerable species state wide and are protected.  The population of Koala's around the township of Gayndah is currently healthy, with no signs of chlamydia, but with the decline of habitat and...

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BCCA landholder resources and books

Burnett Catchment Care Association has many resources available to landholders.  Land type description, pasture photo standard and pasture management books, which are specific to the Burnett region, are all available to BCCA members free of charge.  We also have a...

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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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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 Compost...

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 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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