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Turtle Conservation at Pennefather Beach

Website/Report

Project lead

Western Cape College P&C Association

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 3

Funding amount

$88,761

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

(not documented)

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to improve the conservation of the olive ridley, hawksbill and flatback turtles that lay on Pennefather Beach (between Weipa and Mapoon) on the far North West of Queensland. Activities include: fencing of dunes to allow rehabilitation, marine debris and ghost net removal, marking of nests and protection from human predation. The project also aims to improve local youth understanding of the importance of turtle conservation and protection.

Benefits

(not documented)

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

EEC140215

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Turtle Conservation at Pennefather Beach, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/turtle-conservation-at-pennefather-beach-506d/>.

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