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Insulator Creek Wetland Community Restoration Project

Website/Report

Project lead

Partnerships

Landholders, Bunura, Terrain NRM, James Cook University (JCU), QDAF, Paluma Environmental Education Centre, Herbert Cane Productivity Services Ltd. (HCPSL)

Industries

Conservation

Activities

On-ground work, Education extension

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants—Round 3

Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

July 2015

End date

February 2018

Summary

This project will plant 300 trees to restore 40ha of ‘of concern’ remnant wetland in Hinchinbrook Shire, which contains mahogany glider habitat.

Activities include: Weed control, Fire management, wetland plantings, community, landholder and school education activities and field days, Flora and fauna surveys.

This project will restore 40ha of ‘of concern’ remnant wetland in Hinchinbrook Shire, which contains mahogany glider habitat.

Approximately $60,000 of in-kind support for over 3 years from Terrain NRM, QDAF, JCU, Paluma Environmental Education Centre and the Landholders.

Benefits

The project will:
  • control weeds and rehabilitate this 20ha wetland ecosystm. Plant 300 wetland plants and engage with the community, landholders and youth.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

EEC140226

Last updated: 20 March 2017

This page should be cited as:

Insulator Creek Wetland Community Restoration Project, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/insulator-creek-wetland-community-restoration-project-0133/>.

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