Nature Refuge Harkness (Gilpatrick family)
Harkness (Gilpatrick family)
Queensland Government (DEHP)
On-ground work, Monitoring
Case study type
This project will carry out the tasks listed below.
Fencing program around wetland communities:
Prepare site, install and connect water points from each fenced wetland system; includes labour, purchase of solar pumps, tanks, stock troughs and piping.
Feral animal and weed control:
Implement an integrated feral animal and weed control program, including routine contract shooting/trapping of feral animals and appropriate weed control suitable for wetland environments.
Measure relative success of fencing program through monitoring and evaluation in order to build a better understanding of optimal conservation management strategies for implementation of future wetland fencing programs in the Cape.
Last updated: 16 May 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Nature Refuge Harkness (Gilpatrick family), WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/nature-refuge-harkness-gilpatrick-family-c28d/