PCE - Great Sandy Strait Seagrass Monitoring - Cooloola Coastcare
Cooloola Coastcare Association Inc (trading as Cooloola Coastcare)
Case study type
Burnett Mary Regional Group NRM Regional Investments: Keeping it Great Cooloola Coastcare Association Inc (trading as Cooloola Coastcare)
27 June 2014
15 June 2015
Great Sandy Strait (GSS) Ramsar Site seagrass monitoring commenced in 1998. Since then, 23 sites have been established at nine locations in the GSS.
The data recorded through this project provides an overview of seagrass health and extent in the GSS and provides real data to protect and improve catchment management. The data is collected in the months of October and November each year and collated and sent through to Seagrass Watch James Cook University for analysis. This information is reported to interested parties and government agencies (Ramsar Convention). The project team will hold a workshop in 2015 to engage more participants in the program and build capacity in the region. Len McKenzie and Rudi Yoshida will be key presenters at this workshop.
This project will:
Last updated: 16 May 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) PCE - Great Sandy Strait Seagrass Monitoring - Cooloola Coastcare, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/pce-great-sandy-strait-seagrass-monitoring-cooloola-coastcare-0484/