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Limiting weed spread with focus on the WONS bellyache bush on the Palmer and Walsh rivers

Website/Report

Project lead

Mitchell River Watershed Management Group Inc

Partnerships

Tableland Regional Council

Cape York Weeds and Feral Animal Control program

North Gulf Resource Management
Group

Kowanyama Land and Natural Resource Management office

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$65,862

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

14 March 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to implement a control program of bellyache bush in the Mitchell River catchment by employing contractors, engaging with key stakeholders about early detection and reporting on the successes of eradication.

Benefits

The project aims to:
  • reduce the occurrence of bellyache bush in the region and educate the community (agricultural, graziers, mining members and visitors) to minimise their role in bellyache bush spread on the Palmer and Walsh rivers.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120097

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Limiting weed spread with focus on the WONS bellyache bush on the Palmer and Walsh rivers, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/limiting-weed-spread-with-focus-on-the-wons-bellyache-bush-on-the-palmer-and-c129/>.

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