Coming up in Mary River Month

Mary River Month continues with a swag of activities right around the catchment as follows: Saturday 29th October 2016 11 am to 4 pm – Waterwatch Volunteers BBQ and Mary River Trivia        The MRCCC is hosting this event at our Resource Centre, 25 Stewart Terrace, Gympie to celebrate the dedication…

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Spring in to Mary River Month

Mary River Month 2016 From Sunday 25th September to Saturday 12th November 2016 Mary River Month includes a wide range of activities, field days, forums, walks and talks throughout the Mary River Catchment, culminating with the Mary River Festival in Kandanga. Download the full Mary River Month calendar here. Dive…

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Gerry Cook Cod Hatchery, Cooroy

Mary River Cod Facts Scientific Name: Maccullochella mariensis Common Name: Mary River Cod Status:           EPBC Act (1999): Endangered Distribution: Mary River and tributaries. Habitat: Slow flowing freshwater streams in lowland areas and rocky upland streams.  Favours deep pools, overhanging vegetation, boulders, logs and undercut banks. Description: Large, elongated fish, slightly…

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MRCCC now managing the Gerry Cook Hatchery

The MRCCC has taken over management of the Gerry Cook Hatchery in Collwood Road where the breeding program for the endangered Mary River Cod is now underway for the 2016 season.  A steering group comprising representatives of Noosa Council, Seqwater, Fisheries, the MRCCC and recreational fish stocking groups has been formed…

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