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 … Continue reading
Mary River Festival 2015
The festival continues to capture the enormous sense relief of six years back when then-federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett vetoed the ill-conceived Traveston Crossing Dam.
Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee Chairman Ian Mackay, acting as one of the MCs for the day, told patrons the festival … Continue reading
The MRCCC’s Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 20th October was attended by over 50 people travelling from as far afield as the Gold Coast and Bundaberg. MRCCC Delegates and guests heard reports from the MRCCC staff about the range of projects underway throughout the Mary River Catchment.
The meeting was … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
The MRCCC is collaborating with a wide range of groups and individuals to host Mary River month in the Mary River Catchment.
The month of watery activities starts with the Big Jump, where people are encouraged to jump into the Mary or their local creek at 3 pm on World Rivers … Continue reading
Click on the link to download a full colour version of CodLINE 2015 packed full of articles and news from the Mary River Catchment!!
Happy reading from the CodLine team!
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
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