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 [...]

Carbon Farming – Greencollar Partnership

2019-09-20T16:24:53+10:00

CARBON FARMING - GREENCOLLAR PARTNERSHIP In a vote of confidence for the Burnett Mary region’s agricultural sector, BMRG has joined forces with Greencollar - Australia’s largest carbon project developer.  This partnership is an Australian first and seeks to enlist eligible landholders into the Australian Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). Carbon Farming projects can generate [...]

Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator

2020-06-04T16:03:29+10:00

REGIONAL AGRICULTURE LANDCARE FACILITATOR Wendy Thorsborne (Wondai) is BMRG’s Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator (RALF). A primary focus of RALF is supporting farmers, industry and community groups to adopt new and innovative sustainable agriculture practices. Establishing and building networks and partnerships with these key groups is integral to the role. Key services offered by [...]

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 [...]

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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