Sunshine Coast Water Mouse Recovery
Case study type
Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 3
This project aims to remove litter from both the Maroochy and Mooloolah rivers. It will involve a daily clean-up on the banks of the two rivers, with approximately 30 volunteers involved, and provide educational support for river users and the broader community of the Sunshine Coast on the effect litter has on waterway and marine life. The project aims to remove more than 70,000 litres of litter from the waterways before it enters the ocean and becomes marine debris. Data will also be collected on litter type and uploaded to the Tangaroa Blue website to be part of the national database on marine debris.
This project will:
Last updated: 16 May 2015
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Sunshine Coast Water Mouse Recovery, WetlandInfo website, accessed 5 October 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/sunshine-coast-water-mouse-recovery-3d3d/