The Grit September 2018 - Page 3

THE grit Water monitoring group he LDC has set up a Community Water T Quality Monitoring Group, comprised of local graziers. These graziers will undertake water sampling training in mid-September by TropWater. The Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research (TropWATER) is Australia’s premier tropical aquatic research group and is hosted by James Cook University. Suite of training opportunities for graziers HE LDC team has put together T a suite of training opportunities that could be useful for graziers in the BBB. It is not a complete list, and if you’re interested in a particular area of training, and it doesn’t appear here, please contact the Bowen-based grazing team. Get on top of pigs he LDC project will match T landholders’ contributions towards the cost of the aerial control of feral pigs in the Whitsunday region. For every landholder who pays the $200 contribution to the Whitsunday Regional Council’s 2018/19 annual feral animal program, LDC will match it. Five activity areas in the LDC project are five activity areas in the T HERE Landholders Driving Change Project: l BBB Grazier Support; l Landscape Remediation; l Influencing Other Land Managers; l Exploring New Incentives, and; l Policy Engagement. LANDHOLDERS DRIVING CHANGE BURDEKIN MAJOR INTEGRATED PROJECT Grit, Issue 4, September, 2018 | P3