The Grit December 2018 - Page 9

TropWATER’s Steve Lewis and landholders at Exmoor Station visiting members of the LDC Community Water quality Monitoring Group. Darryl Hill spent a week in the Bowen and Collnsville area working with landholders and local contractors on why, how and where to construct whoa boys (erosion control banks), and how to maintain them. On a field trip, visiting gully remediation and land improvement sites are (from left) LDC project panel members grazier Bristow Hughes, of Strathalbyn Station, CSIRO scientist Christian Roth and NQ Dry Tropics CEO and LDC project director Scott Crawford. LDC senior grazing officer Brendan Smith with Eileen and Jim Hillier, Glenmore Station. NQ Dry Tropics LDC and Sustainable Soils for the Burdekin projects are producing a landholders guide to the Rapid Assessment of Soil Health (RASH), along with a series of videos to help graziers assess soil health across a range of land types. Grit, Issue 7, December, 2018 | P9