LBCCG Coordinator Mark Amos has won the 2011 Burnett Mary Regional Group’s Natural Resource Management Coordinator Award.

LBCCG Project Coordinator Mark Amos holding award

The award recognises demonstrated outstanding achievement in establishing, linking, supporting and developing environmental projects in sustainable farming practices and on-farm natural resource management.

LBCCG received the award for the implementation of water quality improvement activities in the Lake Baroon catchment. The group has been active for almost twenty years providing a wide range of incentives to large landholders with on-going sustainability a key focus.

“LBCCG is committed to supporting farmers to not only improve water quality in the catchment, but also improve productivity so that they can continue to do what they do best – feed the nation” Mark said.

The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) is the peak coordinating body for natural resource management in the Burnett Mary region including water quality, agricultural sustainability and development.

“I would like to thank the LBCCG Management Committee for providing a supportive work environment, participating landholders for implementing our projects and Seqwater for their continuing support of LBCCG programs,” Mark said.