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Sugar Quiz

Sugar Quiz

Sugar: Can you find the sweet spot? How hot are you on the sugar industry in the NQ Dry Tropics NRM region? Even growers and sugar bureaucrats might stumble if they're not careful. 1. Sugarcane belongs to which genus? Megathyrsus Saccharum Citrullus Stevia 2. About...
Evolution compost

Evolution compost

Wetland weeds to farm compost: everyone’s a winner A floating excavator pushes weeds towards the bank so the terrestial excavator can pile them up to dry. Compost made from harvested water weeds improves soil health on local farms JAMIE Jurgens approaches one of...
Edu-tourism a new service

Edu-tourism a new service

Early foray into edu-tourism is LOOKING UP NQ Dry Tropics Project Officer JJ Walker with Texas A&M University professor Gerard Kyle at Magnetic Island. EXPLAINING to a group of increasingly wide-eyed American university students what will and won’t kill them...
New funding possibilities

New funding possibilities

Reef Credits: new, exciting landscape in which to fund NRM NQ Dry Tropics operates in an ever changing funding landscape. New and exciting opportunities for sourcing investment continue to present themselves, and organisations such as ours need to not only adapt and...
Seeing Eyes out bush

Seeing Eyes out bush

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following story contains images and names of people who have died. MOST Australians — even those in the cities — grew up having some sort of natural bushland within striking distance of...