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Largest community-driven shellfish reef restoration in Australia gets started

Pictured: Healthy Land and Water CEO Julie McLellan, OzFish Unlimited CEO Craig Copeland, Ozfish Project Officer Robbie Porter and Healthy Land and Water Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator Susie Chapman.    Australian fishing conservation charity OzFish Unlimited launched the largest community-driven shellfish reef restoration project in Australia today at the Port of Brisbane Shellfish Recycling Centre. […]

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 […]

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