Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

The Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (EHMP) was established in 2000, making it one of the first environmental monitoring and reporting programs in Australia. The EHMP is a comprehensive and scientifically robust waterway monitoring program which provides a regional assessment of the health for each of South East Queensland’s (SEQ) major catchments, river estuaries and Moreton […]

Brisbane River Recovery

The Brisbane River is the lifeblood of South East Queensland. Known colloquially as the ‘Brown Snake’, the 344km-long river forms in Mt Stanley and flows through Brisbane before emptying in Moreton Bay. Historically, the Brisbane River was admired for its natural beauty and known for the abundance of fish and rich vegetation along its banks. But since the mid-1800s, the […]

Environmentally Friendly Moorings

Seagrass meadows form one of the most important marine habitats globally and occur in shallow coastal waters across the world, including in parts of Queensland, both in the beautiful Moreton Bay and the Great Barrier Reef. The Environmentally Friendly Moorings (EFM) Program is an initiative of Healthy Land and Water, designed to protect seagrass meadows […]

Fish Habitat Map

Fish habitats are under threat mainly due to a decline in water quality, loss of the extent and quality of fish habitat and a loss of connectivity across our catchments for fish species to travel to breed and reproduce. Learn more and help protect fish habitats by downloading the Fish Habitat Factsheet. In partnership with […]

Pumicestone Shellfish Habitat Restoration Project

Up until the turn of the last century, Moreton Bay supported magnificent intertidal and subtidal shellfish beds which had always been a valuable food and cultural resource for Traditional Owners. The oyster industry was certainly the foremost industry carried on in early days of Moreton Bay’s history and local development. The oysters were used for […]

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