PCE - FIDO Weed Management and Environmental Monitoring at Eurong Fraser Island 14/15
Fraser Island Defenders Organisation Limited (trading as FIDO)
Case study type
Burnett Mary Regional Group NRM Regional Investments: Keeping it Great: Fraser Island Defenders
19 August 2014
31 May 2015
FIDO plan to organise three-week long working parties to carry out bush regeneration work on public and private land around the villages of Eurong with the cooperation and support of the Fraser Coast Regional Council, QPWS, the Kingfisher Group, the Eurong Resort and FINIA.
As well as working in the area of Eurong, encouraging landholders to plant only locally native plants, FIDO plans to continue to manage Lantana within the township area.
Several monitoring sites have been established at high visitation areas to assess the volume of sediment movement which need to be maintained and the data gathered recorded and published.
The WONS species the project will be targeting is lantana. The villages of Eurong and Happy Valley are epicentres for garden escapees, including Singapore daisy, Easter cassia, asparagus fern, clivias, madeira vine, mother-in-law’s tongue, agaves, Cocos palm, Brazilian cherry and coral creeper. The weed management and community education in these areas is essential to maintaining the natural integrity of Fraser Island and needs to be ongoing.
This project will:
Last updated: 16 May 2015
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PCE - FIDO Weed Management and Environmental Monitoring at Eurong Fraser Island 14/15, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, .