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

Expression of Interest for a Reef Program Project

Reef Program, Grazing Lands (formerly known as Reef Rescue #2)

Graziers within the Mary River catchment can now access a new round of Reef Program (Reef Rescue #2) funding.  The Burnett-Mary Reef Partnership Program, which MRCCC is a partner, successfully accessed 3 years of funding from the Reef Program commencing … Continue reading