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Brigalow Quiz

Brigalow Quiz

Brigalow brain bursters You have probably HEARD of brigalow scrub, but how much do you know about it? Find out here. Brigalow is an Acacia, so, it is a: Legume Carnivorous plant Grass Herb How does brigalow affect the soil chemistry? It tends to draw salt into the...
Brigalow Quiz

Wetlands Quiz

All about Wetlands Wetlands are incredibly diverse. Wetlands themselves can be permanently or periodically underwater. The water can be placid or flowing, fresh, brackish or salty and can include marine areas up to a depth of six metres. In whatever form, wetlands are...
Heard of ‘Dick-isms’?

Heard of ‘Dick-isms’?

CONTINUE A different approach … outside and inside ANYBODY who has attended one of the many NQ Dry Tropics pasture management workshops presented by Dick Richardson would have heard a “Dick-ism” or two. For example, one “Dick-ism”...
Flood threat at basalt wall

Flood threat at basalt wall

Caught in the nick of time… THE Commonwealth and Queensland governments’ Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) will help to prevent expensive repairs by averting a disastrous landscape change that could threaten a section of the Lynd Highway. The gully...