Get to know your creek

A hands on event focussed on our amazing local creeks and wildlife. Come along to the Save the Mary Museum and Education Centre, meet your neighbours and learn about your local creek.

Gympie Koala Action Group news

The Gympie Region Koala Action Group has met and discussed ways to conserve and protect Koalas and their habitat in the Gympie region.

The Koala Action Group seeks to ensure the conservation of the vulnerable koala and koala habitat through activities/actions and education that enhances their protection and sustainability and that … Continue reading

MRCCC relocation

The office and Resource Centre of the Mary River Catchment Coordination Association (MRCCC) has relocated to 25 Stewart Terrace, Gympie.

Although some construction work is still being undertaken, the downstairs office is open Monday to Friday from 9 am until 4 pm.

Check out the Projects Page for an overview of some … Continue reading

Pest fish Tilapia found in the Mary River near Tiaro

A fish caught recently in the Mary River near Tiaro was positively identified as the pest fish Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). 

A further investigation of the Tiaro reach of the river by MRCCC’s Chris Rosin and Chris Mangold discovered hundreds of Tilapia in the Mary River.  Tilapia are in the … Continue reading

2014 Mary River Catchment Waterwatch Results

The MRCCC has coordinated a Waterwatch Program in the Mary River Catchment for more than a decade. The Waterwatch networks now include the Mary River and tributaries in the Upper Mary, Kenilworth, Gympie, Gympie East, Widgee-Wide Bay, Tiaro, Maryborough and Munna Creek subcatchments.

Currently, 98 volunteers undertake monthly water quality monitoring … Continue reading

Working towards a sustainable and productive catchment

In Retrospect: the Mary River

Looking back to learn about the future Gathering a raft of historical stories about the Mary River Catchment and weaving them into a riveting two part environmental history documentary is the latest offering from the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC). For more information, please contact the MRCCC's Dr Tanzi Smith on 0405 848 375 or call the MRCCC Resource Centre on 07 5482 4766.

MRCCC Meeting Dates 2015

Dates for the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee's General and Executive Meetings in 2015 are now available. Meeting venues will be advised closer to the dates. Click on the link below for the 2015 Meeting Calendar, which also includes dates for the 2015 Land for Wildlife Workshops, and other major events in the Mary Catchment. Dates with Mary and the MRCCC - 2015

Get to know your Creek - Sunday 26 April

Join in this hands-on opportunity to learn about our local creeks and wildlife. It will also be a great way to get to know other members of our local community. Starting 9am at the Save the Mary Museum and Education Centre in Kandanga. The event will conclude with a shared lunch. Please bring along a plate to share.
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