Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee

Projects – Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC).

MRCCC Projects

Reef Trust Grazing Land Program

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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Find a Frog in February

Find a Frog in February

Community assistance is needed to find out where our frogs are living in and around the Mary River catchment (from Maleny to Hervey Bay and west to Conondale and Kilkivan) and coastal areas from Peregian to Burrum Heads and Fraser Island (K’Gari).

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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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Mary River Month 

From 4th Sunday in September to the 2nd Saturday in November we celebrate Spring in the Mary with 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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November 18, 2021
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