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Reduce impact of pest species on wild Mary River Turtles (endangered)


Project lead

Tiaro and District Landcare Group Inc


University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences


(not documented)


On-ground work

Case study type


Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount


In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

27 March 2013

End date

(not documented)


This project aims to control fox numbers and fence off turtle nests. Records will be kept of nest sites, location and predator activity. Tree planting and weed control activities will be undertaken to restore degraded riparian sections of the Mary River. Assistance will be provided to riparian landholders to implement riverbank management.


The project will:
  • protect turtle numbers and improve the ecosystem of the Mary River.


(not documented)

Reference ID


Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Reduce impact of pest species on wild Mary River Turtles (endangered), WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 April 2023. Available at:

Queensland Government
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