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Innovative Agriculture Case Study

Project Snapshot - Trialing Remote Livestock Management Systems for grazing enterprises in the Fitzroy

The Fitzroy Basin contributes an estimated 1.5 million tonnes of extra sediment to the Great Barrier Reef lagoon as a result of human and industry activities. The aim of the project was to enhance productivity while reducing soil loss, sediment and particulate nutrient delivery to the Great Barrier Reef through the use of innovative technologies.

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Clark Connors Range Fire Management Guidelines

Clark Connors Range Fire Management Guidelines

Appropriate fire management practices to help land managers in the Clark Connors Range plan hazard reduction burning and undertake planned burns to improve production and conservation outcomes.

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Broader Brigalow Belt South Fire Management Guidelines

Broader Brigalow Belt South Fire Management Guidelines

Appropriate fire management practices to help land managers plan hazard reduction burning and undertake planned burns to improve production and conservation outcomes.

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Brigalow Belt North Fire Management Guidelines

Brigalow Belt North Fire Management Guidelines

Appropriate fire management practices to help land managers plan hazard reduction burning and undertake planned burns to improve production and conservation outcomes.

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Tilapia Map

Tilapia Map

2017 Tilapia distribution map

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FBA’s Tilapia A4 factsheet

Tilapia A4 factsheet

Factsheet on Tilapia (aka Mozambique mouthbrooders) including how to identify them and prevent their spread.

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Free whoa-boys (check banks, cross banks or roll over banks) educational resources

How to make Whoa-boys

Whoa-boys (aka check banks, cross banks or roll over banks) are specially placed banks that divert water with the objective to decrease erosion and heal and hydrate the land. Learn how to make your own Whoa-boy with these resources.

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Porous check dams (leaky weir) educational resources

How to make Porous Check Dams

Arresting and reversing gully erosion requires resting the area and taking steps to rebuild and re-vegetate gullies. These resources explain simple and cost-efficient methods to help slow flow and start rebuilding gully floors through building Porous Check Dams (PCDs). PCDs are a low-cost and low-risk erosion control method recommended by CSIRO in their 'Gully Toolbox' kit.

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How to make Stick Rake Lines (Contour Barriers)

How to make Stick Rake Lines (Contour Barriers)

Treat hillslope erosion by intercepting the downslope flow of water and soil particles with Stick Rake Lines (aka Contour Barriers). Create your own Stick Rake Line with this handy construction pointer flyer.

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