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Newsletter #4

Basalt Wall Hole in the basalt
wall a clear threat
ALMOST by accident the urgent nature of a growing hole in the Great Basalt Wall north of Charters Towers has come under scrutiny in reconnaissance for flood repair grants. Read more
Dick-isms Education can be
a laughing matter
SO what IS a "Dick-ism"? Regenerative grazing educator Dick Richardson is famous for them, but what exactly are they and what is their purpose? Find out here. Read more
Reef Credit Read more Reef Credit scheme
a new opportunity
ENVIRONMENTAL markets may prove to be a timely new source of revenue for Natural Resource Management groups. Traditionally reliant on government funds, NRMs may have new opportunities.
Quiz Fun quiz to test
your knowledge
EVERYBODY loves a wetland. But do you really know what a wetland is? And its ecological function?
Here's 10 fun facts about Wetlands, but be careful you don't wind up mired in the swamp...
Play now
More to learn
at our website
THERE'S a wealth of information available at the NQ Dry Tropics website, even a free on-line library with almost 400 publications available. Read more
Publications Read more Read one of our
on-line publications
OUR Annual Report, Strategic Plan, and the NRM and Water Quality Improvement plans are all available in an easy-to-read format online.
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Newsletter #3

NRM Mornings Perks for workers
in an NRM office
AS is true in most occupations, there are pros and cons in the NRM worker's daily work.
Here's a glimpse of one of the big "pros".
Read more
Salters Automation has
changed their lives
CLARE sugar cane farmers Don and Heath Salter would never have guessed how empowering the installation of an automated irrigation system would be. Read more
Worona Read more Turning a lifestyle
into a living
GRAZIERS Chris and Theresa LeFeuvre have managed to turn a relatively barren block of land into a lush, thriving cattle business by tackling erosion problems on their property one at a time.
Quiz Fun quiz to test
your knowledge
Biodiversity... the world would be a boring place without it. Or would the world "be" if there was no biodiversity? The answers are not always obvious, but give it a crack! Play now
More to learn
at our website
THERE'S a wealth of information available at the NQ Dry Tropics website, even a free on-line library with almost 400 publications available. Read more
Publications Read more Read one of our
on-line publications
OUR Annual Report, Strategic Plan, and the NRM and Water Quality Improvement plans are all available in an easy-to-read format online.
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Newsletter #2

Seeing eyes Take "seeing eyes"
to appreciate bush
MOST Australians notice little other than nondescript bush when they're walking a nature trail.
Here's how to take some "seeing eyes" to really appreciate our home-grown treasures.
Read more
Edu-tourism Testing the water
with edu-tourism
NQ Dry Tropics has "dipped a toe in the water" by agreeing to provide a service to a local edu-tourism operator.
Is it the future for NRMs wanting to reduce funding uncertainty?
Read more
Evolution Weeds to compost:
everyone's a winner
TURNING weeds into compost is making everybody smile in this NQ Dry Tropics project.
Weeds choking a wetland have been removed, and repurposed as compost for a vegetable farmer.
Read more
CEO note Stand by for arrival
of Reef Credits
REEF Credits will soon be a familiar term for managers of land natural resources.
It may also represent a significant development in funding for NRM groups like NQ Dry Tropics.
Read more
Quiz Play now Fun quiz to test
your knowledge
Test how much you know about the sugar industry in the NQ Dry Tropics NRM region. (It's difficult... but there is a sweet spot. Can you find it?).
More to learn
at our website
THERE'S a wealth of information available at the NQ Dry Tropics website, even a free on-line library with almost 400 publications available. Read more
Publications Read more Read one of our
on-line publications
OUR Annual Report, Strategic Plan, and the NRM and Water Quality Improvement plans are all available in an easy-to-read format online.
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Newsletter #1

Beach scrub Behold the beauty
of our beach scrub
A HEALTHY Beach Scrub is a beautiful environment, a cool, calm shelter between headland and beach.
And it's so-often overlooked by the people who live nearby.
Read more
SystemRepair Look at the difference
NRM can make!
This is the difference a Natural Resource Management group can make. NQ Dry Tropics, working in conjunction with other agencies, has delivered for the Lower Burdekin. Read more
P2R Read more Software an aid
for Paddock to Reef
A WEB-based tool is helping NQ Dry Tropics prioritise projects according to water quality benefits when working with sugarcane growers to improve their farming practices.
CEO note Read more Recognise the true
value of NRM model
Natural Resource Management... it’s not just about promoting environmental sustainability, improving water and soil health, or protecting biodiversity.
Quiz Play now Fun quiz to test
your knowledge
Test how much you know about the beef cattle industry in the NQ Dry Tropics NRM region. (It's difficult... even the author got some wrong before doing the research).
More to learn
at our website
THERE'S a wealth of information available at the NQ Dry Tropics website, even a free on-line library with almost 400 publications available. Read more
Publications Read more Read one of our
on-line publications
OUR Annual Report, Strategic Plan, and the NRM and Water Quality Improvement plans are all available in an easy-to-read format online.
Subscribe SUBSCRIBE! IF you enjoyed this newsletter, make sure you subscribe to avoid missing out. It's free, you can cancel anytime and your details will not be shared, or used for any other purpose. Join here