Calliungal case study: managing cattle and wetlands where three rivers meet on the Calliungal floodplain
On-ground work, Education extension
Case study type
Queensland Wetlands Program (QWP) management case study
Queensland Wetlands Program
The case study illustrates how Calliungal's managers have tackled the challenges of floodplain grazing. It describes how they have applied recent technological innovations to achieve sustainable production while retaining healthy wetlands and biodiversity.
Sustainable grazing land management leading to a productive grazing enterprise, while healthy wetlands support a wealth of biodiversity.
More than a century of careful grazing land management on the Calliungal floodplain has demonstrated that landholders can have a productive enterprise together with good biodiversity values.
Last updated: 6 July 2018
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2018) Calliungal case study: managing cattle and wetlands where three rivers meet on the Calliungal floodplain, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/calliungal-case-study-managing-cattle-and-wetlands-where-three-rivers-meet-on-f0be/