Mary River Festival 2017 – Yabba Yarning Tent

Theme: "Remembrance for the Mary - Healthy Rivers flow free to the sea"

SPEAKERS TENT – Yabba Yarning

1:30 - 1:45 pm Protecting the Great Barrier Reef – what is out part of the puzzle? Dean Collins, Burnett Mary Regional Group

1:45 - 2:00 pm Holistic land management and links to water quality – some alternative approaches

Tim Scott, BOS Rural Supplies

 

2:00 - 2:30 pm Get to know your Frogs -

Eva Ford, Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee

2:30 - 3:00 pm Koalas of the Mary Valley,

Michelle Daly, Coordinator of Gympie Koala Action Group

 

3:00 - 3:30 pm How clean is the Mary River – Citizen Science in action through the MRCCC’s Waterwatch program,

Jess Dean, Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee

 

3:30 - 4:15 pm Mining in the Mary – Coal at Colton and Cooran, Shale Gas around Maryborough.

Find out more about what is happening in the catchment.

4:15 – 4:45pm Keeping our waterways free of rubbish – the why, what and how of recycling and waste management,

Elli Webb, Education Coordinator, Cleanaway