Noosa Festival of Water – Sunday 28th June 2015

Packed full of fun art and music the Noosa Festival of Water splashes in for its 11th year at the Noosa Botanic Gardens and Lake Macdonald in the heart of the Noosa Hinterland on Sunday 28th June, from 10 am until 3 pm. This year’s Amphitheatre program includes the fabulous … Continue reading

Gympie Koala Action Group news

The Gympie Region Koala Action Group was established to encourage the conservation and protection of 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

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

New Mary River Brochure now available

The importance of riparian health is the subject of a new brochure which was launched by MRCCC Chairman, Ian Mackay, at Day 2 of the Rivercare Forum on the 22nd August 2013.  The highly informative Mary River brochure was developed by Cooran creative designer Liz Capelin as a compContinue reading