The Grit September 2018 - Page 4

Laser level available THE LDC project now has a state-of- the-art laser level to help landholders plan and design surface water management structures. Managing the flow of water is integral to minimising erosion and enhancing grazing land management, and the laser level will help achieve that. Update on New Incentives xploring New Incentives is an important component E investigate of the LDC project, working with landholders to approaches to reward good practice. LDC engaged CSIRO along with James Cook University and Natural Decisions to research and scope institutional arrangements that are realistic in the short term to support ongoing improved practice adoption and landscape remediation in the medium to long term. That report and recommendations is now complete. Landholders Driving Change Panel’s next meeting HE next LDC project panel meeting will be T held on 27 and 28 September. Panel members will also inspect several sites at which on-ground works will be carried out. The project panel advises and oversees the LDC action plan. Its role is to make sure the project focus on land remediation and management activities that are relevant to graziers. L ANDHOLDERS Driving Change is a Burdekin Major Integrated Project funded by the Queensland Government through the Queensland Reef Water Quality Program. P4 | Grit Issue 4, September, 2018