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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 […]

5 awesome facts about mangroves

Mangroves are woody plants that grow parallel to shorelines or tidal creek systems. They are ecologically important ecosystems that link the land and sea and provide the basis for one of the most important ecosystems on Earth. The mangrove is a unique tree that has attributes which make its protection a matter of great importance. […]

Meet the landholders transforming their land into a koala oasis

Healthy Land and Water Team Leader Dennis Gannaway and Project Officer Tom Lally with landholder Sam.   Passionate landholders Sam and Shane are dedicating significant time and effort into transforming their block at Purga into an oasis for native species of plants and animals, including threatened local koala populations. A koala spotted on Sam and […]

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