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Tar Drum Cave Clean-up project

Website/Report

Project lead

Dugalunji Aboriginal Corporation

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 3

Funding amount

$99,638

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

(not documented)

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project is restoring the environmental values of an important limestone sinkhole known as ‘Tar Drum Cave’, situated near the Camooweal Caves National Park and forming part of the broader Barkly Tableland limestone sinkhole system.

Benefits

This project will:
  • remove all existing rubbish from the sinkhole and immediate surrounds
  • restore the site’s original environmental values
  • enhance the site as a roost/nesting area for vulnerable ghost bat populations
  • improve sub-artesian water quality.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

EEC140125

Last updated: 16 November 2015

This page should be cited as:

Tar Drum Cave Clean-up project, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/tar-drum-cave-clean-up-project-0038/>.

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