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Nature Refuge Harkness (Gilpatrick family)

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Harkness (Gilpatrick family)

Partnerships

Queensland Government (DEHP)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work, Monitoring

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

NatureAssist

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

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End date

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Summary

This project will carry out the tasks listed below.

Fencing program around wetland communities:
  • construct a domestic stock and feral animal fence (up to 150km of fence); includes commissioning of fence line, labour costs and maintenance.

Water provisioning:
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.

Monitoring:
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.

Benefits

(not documented)

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Nature Refuge Harkness (Gilpatrick family), WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/nature-refuge-harkness-gilpatrick-family-c28d/>.

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