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Schoolboys and the community improving their local creek environment

Website/Report

Project lead

Trustees of the Christian Brothers Queensland

Partnerships

Capricorn Coast Landcare Group

St Brendan’s College students/staff

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$39,557

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

18 June 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to fence off approximately 5ha of land along the creek, spot spray weeds on approximately 2ha of land and install various ready-to-use biodegradable barriers (coir log) to reduce soil erosion. Groundcover will also be planted.

Benefits

By reducing erosion on land, water quality downstream will be positively impacted.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120153

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Schoolboys and the community improving their local creek environment, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/schoolboys-and-the-community-improving-their-local-creek-environment-e047/

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