Noosa River Agrichemical Community Information session


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Noosa River Threatened by Chemical Contamination
HOW TO GET A HEALTHY RIVER BACK


Increasing levels of agricultural chemicals in the Noosa River are threatening fish stocks and pose concern for human health.

This information evening will detail the latest international scientific findings as they relate to the Noosa Fish Health Investigation Taskforce and outline simple steps that should be taken to reduce ecosystem damage.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION EVENING
Monday 15th Nov 2010
5.00pm to 6.30 pm sharp
Noosa Yacht and Rowing club. Chaplin Park, Gympie Terrace


EVENING CONTENT
Dr Matt Landos, FFVS
How chemicals can affect the reproduction of Bass and Oysters in the Noosa River.
Latest science on human health impacts.
The urgent need for government action.
Simple steps that can be taken now by farmers and the community.
Questions, discussion, next steps.

About the presenter
Dr Matt Landos, Director of Future Fisheries Veterinary Service, member of Qld. Govts. Noosa Fish Health Investigation Taskforce


As usual there is lots happening this month.

Please join us for the Palmwoods Piccabeen Community Planting Sunday 21st Nov at 8:30am at Federation Park, Palmwoods with Palmwoods Heritage Building Society.  Click here for more information http://www.maroochycatchmentcentre.org.au/catchment/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Palmwoods-Piccabeen-Planting.pdf

Also, up in the Noosa area there are a couple of interesting events you may be interested in attending.

On Monday 15th Nov is information evening that will detail the latest international scientific findings as they relate to the Noosa Fish Health Investigation Taskforce and outline simple steps that should be taken to reduce ecosystem damage.  Click here for more details http://www.maroochycatchmentcentre.org.au/catchment/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Noosa-River-Agrichemical-Community-Info-Session.pdf

On 24th Nov is a community movie night "End of the Line".  Whether you are a fisherman, a seafood connoisseur, or a global citizen concerned with the plight of the oceans and social justice, you will find this movie compelling and informative.  Click here for more information http://www.maroochycatchmentcentre.org.au/catchment/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/End-of-the-Line-Movie.pdf

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