BMRG Leads QLD in Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot

Applications for funding now open The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) are pleased to announce that Queensland applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot. Pilot to reward farmers for improving their native vegetation. The aim of the pilot is to create a credible and sustainable market mechanism

By |2021-10-01T11:24:08+10:00October 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on BMRG Leads QLD in Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot

Saturday 5 June, World Environment Day Beach Clean-Up in Bargara

In commitment to the theme of this year's World Environment Day, Generation Restoration, Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) and Evolution Mining are contributing to the revival of our natural ecosystems as a community with a Bargara beach clean-up day. The clean-up, which will start at 8:30am on Saturday June 5 along Kelly's and Neilson Beaches,

By |2021-06-15T10:57:14+10:00June 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Saturday 5 June, World Environment Day Beach Clean-Up in Bargara

Burnett Mary Regional Group receives boost for turtle population

Queensland Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon has announced that the Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) will receive nearly $150,000 in funding to work on their innovative ‘Taking turtles off the menu’ project. “The project will aim to reduce residential and traffic light pollution with the installation of shade screening on the beach, which is part

By |2021-06-15T11:17:46+10:00May 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Burnett Mary Regional Group receives boost for turtle population

BMRG Junior Advisory Group led by five exceptional youth

After announcing their new Junior Advisory Group (JAG) in January, the Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) has now established a Junior Board with five passionate young women from the region. The first JAG Board meeting was held this week with newly appointed members Danielle Roberts, Ella Perry, Isabella Kerr and Amelie Espinoza joining Chairperson Tori

By |2021-06-15T11:24:38+10:00April 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on BMRG Junior Advisory Group led by five exceptional youth

‘Rewarding farmers for protecting Natural Resources’

The Australian Farm Biodiversity Stewardship Pilot aims to pay farmers for biodiversity in combination with planting trees for carbon gains The Burnett Mary region is leading the charge for Queensland The pilot gives farmers the chance to diversify their income and make their businesses drought-resilient The Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot (the Pilot) is an exciting

By |2021-06-15T11:43:11+10:00April 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on ‘Rewarding farmers for protecting Natural Resources’

Burnett Mary Regional Group proud to sponsor 1770 Cultural Connections Immersion Festival 2021

The Burnett Mary Regional Group is proud to be a major sponsors of the second 1770 Cultural Connections Immersions Festival along with Evolution Mining. 'Reconciliation through celebration' is the key objective of the free festival for all to come and see the cultural heritage and practices of our First Nations people whilst celebrating together. BMRG

By |2021-06-15T12:41:20+10:00April 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Burnett Mary Regional Group proud to sponsor 1770 Cultural Connections Immersion Festival 2021

BMRG working with Federal Government and ANU on ‘Australian Farm Biodiversity Stewardship Pilot’

The Australian Farm Biodiversity Stewardship Pilot aims to pay farmers for biodiversity in combination with planting trees for carbon gains The pilot gives farmers the chance to diversify their income and drought proof their businesses This will make farm businesses and regional communities more resilient Farmers in six different trial regions will soon have the

By |2021-06-15T12:55:42+10:00March 16th, 2021|News|Comments Off on BMRG working with Federal Government and ANU on ‘Australian Farm Biodiversity Stewardship Pilot’

$3.85M to restore habitat for threatened species in the Discovery Coast

The Reef Trust has announced $3.85M of funding awarded to the Burnett Mary Regional Group to restore habitat for threatened species in the Discovery Coast over the next three years. As part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area, the Discovery Coast supports a range of threatened habitats and species including marine turtle nesting

By |2021-06-04T10:31:32+10:00October 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on $3.85M to restore habitat for threatened species in the Discovery Coast

$9.4M Water quality project stopping 26,000 tonnes of sediment polluting our Reef annually

Image: From left to right - BMRG CEO – Sheila Charlesworth, BMRG Program Manager Land & Water – Cathy Mylrea, MRCCC– Brad Wedlock, BMRG Chairman of the Board – Tony Ricciardi The Great Barrier Reef Foundation has announced $9.4M of funding for a program of work to stop 26,000 tonnes of sediment at its source

By |2021-06-04T09:53:37+10:00October 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on $9.4M Water quality project stopping 26,000 tonnes of sediment polluting our Reef annually

Tom and Rocky – the Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program

Rocky and his handler Tom Garrett have played a massive role in protecting both fresh and saltwater turtle nests from fox predation in the Burnett and Fraser Coast regions. Five years in, the results speak for themselves! Take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tm42zTyN1RQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0o_qKTuf-gG0PlBtXX4uWEAbHq-ebc7uhDwaltNEvsGK71-0EYOz3Nn9Y  

By |2020-11-30T12:30:59+10:00March 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Tom and Rocky – the Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program

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