Davidson St Creek Restoration Project

The Davidson Street Creek Restoration project is an inspiring example of community, government and industry working together to improve and protect the environment. In 2018, Healthy Land and Water launched a project to restore a section of Breakfast Creek that flows through Corbie Street Park, situated at the end of Davidson Street in Newmarket. The […]

Saltmarsh for Life

Saltmarsh for Life is about reconnecting the South East Queensland community to the rich and varied life forms found in our beautiful saltmarsh environments. Take me to the Saltmarsh Map! Well if you love seafood, you love saltmarsh. If you love to fish, you love saltmarsh. If you love birds, you love saltmarsh. So a lot of people […]

Love Brisbane River

Like the community, we at Healthy Land and Water love the Brisbane River. Since 1999, we’ve shown our dedication via the Healthy Land and Water Clean Up Program, a weekly service which removes thousands of kilograms of rubbish from the river each year. The Clean Up Program collects meticulous data, and over the last 8 […]

The Wild Macadamia Hunt

We need your help to find wild macadamia trees around Brisbane! The delicious macadamia nut is native to Australia. Unfortunately, although cultivated macadamia trees are abundant in Australia, their wild relatives are under threat. With the support of Brisbane City Council, Healthy Land and Water is launching a project aimed at finding wild macadamia trees […]

Restoring Teneriffe Park

Since it was first established in 1925, Teneriffe Park has been a popular habitat refuge, walking trail and community space tucked away atop a hill in the densely-populated suburb of Teneriffe in inner-Brisbane. Unfortunately, the park’s popularity has had some unintended environmental consequences. At some point, a slope on the southern side of the park […]

Feral Pest Management on Minjerribah

Since European settlement, invasive animal and plant species have wrought a terrible toll on the Australian environment. Rabbits, toads, camels, goats, brumbies and pigs are some of the feral species that damage the landscape, kill native species and breed uncontrollably. The problem is extensive even in high-value conservation areas like North Stradbroke Island in South […]

Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration

The Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration is a renowned project to prevent erosion in the Lockyer Valley and reduce the flow of sediment into Moreton Bay. Since European settlement, the Lockyer Valley has been synonymous with farming and agriculture. The region’s fertile lands and rich soils made it an ideal location for food and horticulture production. As […]

Clean Up Program

Healthy Land and Water has been operating a Clean Up program in catchments across South East Queensland since 1999. The program collects floating and bank-bound litter from our waterways, removing the waste before it flows out into Moreton Bay where it does untold harm to our marine wildlife and ecosystems. Despite our best efforts, marine debris […]

Pumicestone Passage Shellfish Reef Restoration

Shellfish have been synonymous with indigenous culture and Moreton Bay for thousands of years. Vibrant shellfish reefs were a valuable resource for Traditional Owners and shellfish farming was one of the first major industries following European settlement in Australia. However, the combined effects of overharvesting, disease and water pollution have severely depleted native shellfish reefs […]

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