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Protecting ocean giants from vessel strike

Quandamooka (Moreton Bay) is home to many of the ocean’s marine megafauna and a new report developed by Traditional Owners aims to prevent vessel strike as boat use and shipping continues to grow. The Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), supported by Healthy Land and Water through Australian Government funding, has led the study which proposes […]

Free Drought and Climate Adaptation workshops for local farmers

Healthy Land and Water is hosting a series of free Drought and Climate Adaptation workshops in September in Beaudesert, Boonah and Gatton for graziers and dairy and fodder producers. Please see page over for details. Attendees will hear from guest speakers from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the University of Southern Queensland […]

Celebrating Threatened Species Day – The Wallum Sedge Frog

Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland Project: Threatened Species Day The Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland is home to a diverse array of plants and animals, including some threatened species. To celebrate Threatened Species Day, we are taking a look at the Wallum Sedge Frog (Litoria olongburensis), which lives in some of the freshwater wetlands of the Moreton […]

Threats in Moreton Bay significantly contributing to the global decline of shorebirds

A report outlining threats to Moreton Bay’s migratory shorebirds has recently been released. The report was commissioned as part of the Australian Government’s Mountains Mangroves project being delivered by Healthy Land and Water through the Regional Land Partnerships program. Download our Protecting Shorebirds poster! Healthy Land and Water engaged Professor Richard Fuller and his team […]

Clever new models to help tackle nitrogen pollution around the corner

Ransome Road Reserve    Getting technical: how the natural filter system works Nitrogen removal occurs via two major processes: denitrification and anammox. In denitrification, bacteria break down nitrate, a form of nitrogen which occurs naturally in soil and is a major component of many fertilisers, into nitrogen gas. Anammox bacteria remove nitrogen through a different […]

NAIDOC Week themed trivia

In celebration of NAIDOC Week, we have created a NAIDOC Week themed trivia pack!  We welcome you to download and take part in trivia as well! There are four categories; general knowledge, sport, art and music and science and environment! Split up into teams, nominate a host and get started! The team with the most […]

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