Two new projects funded by the Australian Government Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program (FHRP) will give Wet Tropics fish populations a boost – and provide the Wet Tropics Report Card with some new fish-focused indicators of waterway health. The Wet Tropics has the highest diversity of freshwater fish in Australia with over 80 species now recorded.…Read more
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In September 2020 the Queensland Government announced $4M of Reef Assist funding for environmental projects in the Wet Tropics to improve waterways and boost jobs. The projects are being delivered by: [caption id="attachment_6756" align="alignleft" width="300"] Meeting some of the team working on the Johnstone Reef Assist project.[/caption] Terrain NRM Terrain is auspicing $520,000 on behalf…Read more
La Nina weather patterns occur every 3-7 years off the east coast of Australia and it looks like we're in for one in the 20/21 wet season. So what are the implications for our waterways in the Wet Tropics? Since we produced the first annual Wet Tropics Report Card in 2016, most years have been…Read more
Professor Steve Turton, Dr Greg Vinall & Dr Richard Hunt discuss the 2020 Report Card resultsRead more
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