Spring in to Mary River Month update

Coming up in Mary River Month … 23-29 October – Aussie Backyard Bird Count – BirdLife Australia is busy preparing for National Bird Week which will include the fourth Aussie Backyard Bird Count. National Bird Week—a tradition dating back nearly 100 years—celebrates the incredible variety of beautiful birds found in…

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CodLine Issue 28 now available to download

The latest issue of the CodLine newsletter can now be downloaded here in full colour. Issue 28 is packed full of articles about a diverse array of natural resource management issues in the Mary River Catchment. Thanks to Sunshine Coast Council for providing some funding to produce CodLine.  Thank you…

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Coming up in Mary River Month

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 dedication…

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Mary River Festival – Kandanga, 14th November 2015

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…

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Splash into Mary River Month 2016

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 here. Dive…

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Mary River Month

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…

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CodLine 2015 out now!

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!  

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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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