Find a Frog in February – Citizen Science in the Mary River Catchment

Find a Frog in February  – Citizen Science in the Mary River Catchment The Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC) is undertaking an ambitious citizen science project throughout the entire Mary River Catchment in February 2017 with the Find a Frog in February Project. From Maleny in the south to Hervey…

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Make a date with Mary in 2017

The MRCCC’s calendar of meetings and activities is now available to download. Watch this space for more info about Find a Frog in February and please contact the MRCCC to register your interest. Most General Meetings are held in Gympie starting around 9.15 am.  Members of the public are welcome…

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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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