Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee

Projects – Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC).

MRCCC Projects

MRCCC

The MRCCC Reef Trust Program works with grazing landholders to adopt grazing land management practices that achieve Reef Trust outcomes in terms of nutrient and sediment losses to the reef…

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Living with Threatened Species

The MRCCC’s Living with Threatened Species Program commenced in 2003 with an initial focus on threatened stream frogs in the Mary Catchment. The Program has since expanded to incorporate rehabilitation and protection of habitat for a range of threatened species…

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Waterwatch in the Mary River Catchment

The monthly data collected by Waterwatch volunteers provides the MRCCC with detailed information of baseline water quality throughout the catchment. During 2015-2016, 73 individuals, families and businesses collected data in 8 distinct network groups with 1389 samples taken – 59% more than the previous year…

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Gerry Cook Cod Hatchery, Cooroy

A key recovery action for Cod is the hatchery production and restocking of genetically diverse fingerlings across their natural distribution, and for the creation of recreational fisheries to take pressure off natural Mary River stocks which are a no-take species in the Mary River Catchment…

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Koala Action Group

The Koala Action Group seeks to ensure the conservation of the vulnerable koala and koala habitat through activities, actions and education that enhance its protection and sustainability, and that promote our community’s commitment to the preservation of our precious wildlife for future generations.

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Mary River Month 2017

From Sunday 24th September to Saturday 11th November 2017 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…

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“The Mary River Catchment is one of the most diverse catchments in Queensland. It covers 9595 km2 from Maleny to Fraser Island and contains a population of over 200,000 people.”

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