Phase 2 Cape York Turtle Nest Monitoring Project
On-ground work, Monitoring
Case study type
Natural Heritage Trust (NHT) 2
This project focused on turtle nest monitoring at Injinoo. It is a continuation of the pilot project aimed at protecting turtle nests on the West Coast of Cape York from predation by feral animals, primarily pigs. Monitoring was undertaken at the following locations: Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw, Napranum and Injinoo. Aerial shoots were undertaken from Arukun to Injinoo with 2000 pigs culled.
Last updated: 16 May 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Phase 2 Cape York Turtle Nest Monitoring Project, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/phase-2-cape-york-turtle-nest-monitoring-project-7a20/