Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

What is the EHMP? The Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (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 major catchments, river estuaries and Moreton Bay zones. Every year, the results are synthesised and communicated through the Healthy Land and Water […]

Pumicestone Shellfish Habitat Restoration Project

Restoring shellfish reef populations in the Pumicestone Passage as part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland 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 […]

SEQ NRM Plan & Review

SEQ NRM Plan submitted to Australian Government for approval The plan submitted to the government is the result of a year long review and future-scoping process, involving a deep dive into the science, a comprehensive online survey, and feedback from a series of regional workshops. We consolidated the science and feedback into a draft for […]

T.S. Onslow Shoreline Management Project

Strengthening relationships in the community and building resilience in the shoreline as part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland Project. A long-term staged shoreline management plan is underway that is endeavouring to restore ecological integrity to the state-owned foreshore reserve at Golden Beach on the Sunshine Coast. In July 2013, the Department of Environment and […]

Weed Control Program

 Removing weeds along the region’s riverbanks to improve water quality Healthy Land and Water is currently delivering one of the most extensive invasive vine weed management projects undertaken in South East Queensland. Up to 148km of creek bank has been cleared of destructive weeds such as Cats Claw Creeper and Madeira over the past four […]

Sustainable Agriculture

An essential part of Queensland’s economy is agricultural production, and in South East Queensland (SEQ) it contributes to over $1.2 billion and makes up 13 percent of the state’s agriculture commodities. The SEQ landscape is made up of 55 percent farmland, however, rapidly increasing environmental pressures like population numbers and urban development are placing the […]

Erosion and Sediment Control

Reducing the environmental impacts and cost-implications of erosion and sediment.   The Erosion and Sediment Control program is improving soil erosion practices on construction and building sites through targeted capacity building across Queensland. Soil erosion on construction and building sites and the subsequent release of sediment run-off is a major threat to the health of […]

Keeping it in Kin Kin

Kin Kin Creek, situated near Noosa, supports a diverse range of rainforests, wetlands, tree orchards, small crops and grazing lands. It’s a crucial habitat the local community is determined to protect, but Kin Kin Creek is under pressure. In recent years, erosion has become a major problem in Kin Kin. Vegetation has been cleared for […]

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