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…

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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…

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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 top…

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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…

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