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NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants (2016–17)

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA)

Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee Inc. (BBIFMAC)

Queens Beach Action Group

Lower Burdekin Landcare Inc.

Magnetic Island Nature Care Association/ Geoffrey Bay Coastcare

Magnetic Island National Park Volunteers

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Tangaroa Blue

Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc

Reef Check Foundation Ltd

North Queensland Threatened Habitat Protection

Industries

Conservation

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants

Funding amount

$111,000

In-kind contribution

$99,000

Start date

2016

End date

2017

Summary

13 Community Landcare Grants were awarded to 10 groups to manage natural resources in the Burdekin waterways, wetlands and coastal areas of the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. These projects will finish in June 2017 and are predicted to achieve:
  • vegetation protection and rehabilitation of 57ha
  • weed control of 82ha including Weeds of National Significance
  • collection of 1000kg of marine debris covering 131ha.

The projects included:
  • BBIFMAC—removing rubber vine at Lady Catherine Bay Cape Upstart
  • BBIFMAC—water weed management in lagoons adjacent to Ramsar wetlands of Bowling Green Bay
  • CVA—weed management and revegetation at Cape Pallarenda, Town Common and Oonoonba salt lands (mangrove, samphire and saltpans)
  • Queens Beach Action Group—Yasso point revegetation, weed management and erosion control
  • Lower Burdekin Landcare Inc—weed management and revegetation of Plantation Park
  • Magnetic Island Nature Care—habitat restoration at Gustav Creek and Arcadia Bay
  • Magnetic Island National Park—weed and pest management at several sites on Magnetic and Orpheus Islands

Benefits

(not documented)

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 20 March 2017

This page should be cited as:

NQ Dry Tropics Community Landcare Grants (2016–17), WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 6 August 2019, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/nq-dry-tropics-community-landcare-grants-2016-17-3a01/>.

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