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This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Whitsunday Catchment Landcare is supported by Whitsunday Regional Council and Reef Catchments (Mackay Whitsunday Isaac) Limited

provision of the nursery site, irrigation water and mulch for revegetation projects
Reef Catchments

in kind donation of administrative support
Whitsunday Regional Council


Current Projects

1. Proserpine Plain Feral Pig Control Program (2005 - Ongoing)
Feral pig traps and training provided to landholders. Annual coordinated ground and aerial 1080 baiting program involving WCL, Whitsunday Regional Council (WRC), Queensland Parks and Wildlife (QPW..
2. Land Management Extension Program (2004 - Ongoing)
2004/05 - 96 property owners receiving property specific land management advice and voluntarily undertaking revegetation and rehabilitation activities on property. 2005/06 - 50 individuals and 79 c..
3. Whitsunday Weed Stampede (2003 - Ongoing)
2003 - 5 workshops held with 76 land managers 2004 - 5 workshops, 40 land managers 2005 - 5 workshops, 34 land managers 2006 to 2008 - displays at local shopping centres 2009 - displays at..
4. National Tree Day (2002 - Ongoing)
2002 - 60 trees planted along a Cannonvale foreshore creek and 250 planted at the Proserpine Junior Sporting Grounds 2003 - 850 trees planted along Proserpine River and 90 at Proserpine Primary s..
5. Bushcare Volunteer Network: Land and Water Community Centre (2001 - Ongoing)
Workshops on topics such as plant propagation and weed ecology held for volunteers, Land for Wildlife members and the community. A base and training for Green Corps teams from 2002 to 2005 and Gr..
6. Land for Wildlife (1999 - Ongoing)
85 registered properties and 52 working towards registration in the Whitsunday Catchment 14,000 ha protected under voluntary conservation agreements (including 8,200 ha of of-concern vegetation)...

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