The Davidson St Creek Restoration Project

Nestled in the Lower Brisbane catchment area, Newmarket has welcomed the first completed phase of the Davidson St Creek Restoration Project. As part of its Brisbane River Recovery initiative, Brisbane City Council, in partnership with Save Our Water Zone and with support from the State Government, Federal Government and Healthy Land and Water, wants to restore and […]

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 species have wrought a terrible toll on the Australian environment. Rabbits, toads, camels, goats, brumby’s 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 […]

Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration Program

The Lockyer Valley is ground zero for sediment pollution in South East Queensland. Since European settlement, the Lockyer Valley has been synonymous with farming and agricultural pursuits because of the region’s fertile lands and rich soils. As the region grew, increasing amounts of land and vegetation was cleared particularly along  waterways like Laidley Creek. Trees […]

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 […]

Shellfish Reef Restoration

For thousands of years, shellfish reefs have been synonymous with Indigenous culture and the Moreton Bay region. Since European settlement, these once thriving marine communities have lost 95% of their habitat in the Pumicestone Passage due to unsustainable harvesting, disease, poor water quality, urbanisation and industrial pollution. In 2015, Healthy Land and Water began coordinating […]

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