The Queensland Government funded Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project is an innovative water quality project focused on two hotspot catchments - the Tully and Johnstone. Tully Basin Coordinator Fiona George explains how it came about and what it aims to achieve.
Sediment management is a major issue for the wet tropics, due to the combination of high rainfall, variable soil types and landuse patterns. Jen Mackenzie talks us through Terrain NRM projects that address this issue in the Herbert and Johnstone catchments.
Cairns Airport is surrounded by high value mangrove wetlands. Environmental Manager Lucy Friend talks about the airport operations, surrounding mangroves and World Wetland Day