The Barron Catchment
The Barron River flows east from the Atherton Tablelands to the Coral Sea, north of Cairns in tropical North Queensland, Australia. The relatively short river system feeds from some of the wettest country in Australia and experiences regular storm events, especially during the wet season from December through to March.
A changing landscape has been causing erosion problems.
Farmers in the upper catchment build detention basins to slow water runoff during storm events. more....
Barron Catchment Care Meeting Calendar
Helen Adams Award - 2016
- Barron Catchment Care is proud to award the 2016 Helen Adams Memorial Award to the Bonadio family.
- The award is in recognition of the huge efforts the Bonadio family have put into revegetating over 9 ha of their farm on the Barron river and the improvements they have made to the drainage and how farm runoff is managed.
Ian Sinclair, Coordinator
Mobile 0437 635 043
Office (07) 4095 7109