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Calliungal case study: managing cattle and wetlands where three rivers meet on the Calliungal floodplain

Website/Report

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Project lead

Partnerships

Industries

Grazing

Activities

On-ground work, Education extension

Case study type

Queensland Wetlands Program (QWP) management case study

Funding source

Australian Government
Queensland Wetlands Program

Funding amount

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In-kind contribution

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Start date

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End date

Ongoing

Summary

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.

Benefits

Sustainable grazing land management leading to a productive grazing enterprise, while healthy wetlands support a wealth of biodiversity.

Lesson

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.

Reference ID

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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/

Queensland Government
WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment and Science