2016 Winner: Rural and Agriculture Award
Maroochy Landcare Group and Seqwater
Maroochy Landcare Group and Seqwater's Maroochy FarmFLOW program engaged with rural landholders to implement projects that improve water quality and boost production benefits.
In 2015, the program implemented over 9,400 metres of new riparian and dam fencing to improve off stream water points, and gully and stream crossings at five locations. Grazing practices and weed control programs were also reviewed and improved, leading to a reduction in water quality risks.
The program has been a successful collaboration with landholders, achieving management and production benefits while reducing water quality risks and enhancing the health of our waterways.