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

Website/Report

Project lead

Tiaro and District Landcare Group Inc

Partnerships

University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$41,807

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

27 March 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

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.

Benefits

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

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120045

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 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/reduce-impact-of-pest-species-on-wild-mary-river-turtles-endangered-3c1d/

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