Each year Capricornia Catchments Inc. recognizes the dedication of local landholders towards achieving best environmental practice. Twelve projects were shortlisted from the 36 projects approved during the 2015/16 financial year in each of the following categories:

• Fitzroy Catchment – Grazing
• Coastal Catchments – Grazing
• Grains – Cropping
• Wetlands – Grazing

Projects were assessed against the criteria below:

• Property Planning (is the project part of whole of property plan/redevelopment)
• Partnership and “Champion” Factor, promotion of CC ideals
• Outcomes (overall environmental/Natural Resource Management outcome)
• In-kind contribution

Fitzroy Catchment – Grazing
Nominees in this category were:
“Coorumburra”
“Lake Learmonth”
“Dovecot”
“Mt. Elsa”

The winner was “Coorumburra”, David and Sharon Howard

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Coastal Catchments – Grazing
Nominees in this category were:
“Killarney”
“Plain View”
“Oakdean”
“Nalgar”

The winner was “Killarney”, Trevor and Heather Bradford

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Grains – Cropping
For this category there was only one nominee, “Calmorin Road”, Barry and Nichole Price

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Wetlands – Grazing
Nominees in this category were:
“New Eden”
“Wyluna”
“Iwasaki”

The winner was “Wyluna”, Stewart Dunlop and Alison Jones

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The Committee was very impressed with the high standard of projects that were nominated and in achieving great outcomes for their properties. Capricornia Catchments congratulates all the winners and we look forward to continuing working with the landholders in our region.