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Increase community involvement with marine debris removal

Website/Report

Project lead

Eco Barge Clean Seas Inc

Partnerships

Order of Underwater Coral Heroes (O.U.C.H)

Reef Catchments

Whitsunday Regional Council

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

David Edge Marine Contracting

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$52,115

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

14 March 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to remove underwater marine debris to assist in maintaining the beauty of the Mackay-Whitsunday region.

Benefits

The removal of underwater debris will benefit the tourism, economy, health and aesthetic aspects of the Mackay-Whitsunday region.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120018

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Increase community involvement with marine debris removal, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/increase-community-involvement-with-marine-debris-removal-e125/

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