Grazing Resilience and Sustainable Solutions (GRASS) Program

2020-06-12T12:45:47+10:00

GRAZING RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (GRASS) PROGRAM The Grazing Resilience and Sustainable Solutions (GRASS) program has been designed to support beef producers in the reef catchment in the Burdekin, Fitzroy and Burnett Mary regions. The program will work with graziers, delivering one-on-one support and tailored land management plans to address [...]

Resilient and Productive Farming in the Inland Burnett

2019-09-20T14:45:03+10:00

RESILIENT AND PRODUCTIVE FARMING IN THE INLAND BURNETT Hillslope erosion in the inland Burnett Mary area has been identified as a priority issue by the Australian Government, as supported by groundcover spatial datasets (Bare Ground Index) interrogated by BMRG. The  land management practices that improve hillslope erosion (i.e. increase groundcover) and productivity in grazing [...]

Saving Soil in the Burnett Mary

2020-01-23T13:15:58+10:00

SAVING SOILS IN THE BURNETT MARY The project aims to improve water quality in the Burnett Mary by targeting gully erosion and building the capacity of land managers to carry out effective remediation on their own properties. Project work will focus on four demonstration sites within the inland Burnett catchment. Field days will be [...]

Reef Trust / Reef Alliance Program

2019-09-20T15:11:50+10:00

REEF TRUST / REEF ALLIANCE PROGRAM The Reef Trust is a $700 million Australian Government program established to provide innovative, targeted investment to the Great Barrier Reef region, focused on improving water quality, restoring coastal ecosystem health and enhancing species protection. The Reef Trust is one of the key mechanisms assisting in the delivery of the Reef 2050 Plan, focusing [...]

Paddock to Reef Program

2019-09-20T15:23:20+10:00

PADDOCK TO REEF PROGRAM The “Paddock to Reef” program is a collaboration between Natural Resource Management  groups, government, industry, research organisations and landholders. The program is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments and adopts an innovative approach to collecting and integrating data on agricultural management practices, catchment loads and the health of the [...]

Better Beef for the Reef

2019-08-28T14:20:23+10:00

BETTER BEEF FOR THE REEF BMRG’s “Better Beef for the Reef” project aims to accelerate the adoption rate of improved grazing management practices and contribute to better water quality outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef. The project particularly targets graziers who have not previously participated in Natural Resource Management programs.  Priority areas include the [...]

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