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Australian Marine Debris Initiative - Annual Chilli Beach Clean-Up - Cape York

Website/Report

Project lead

Partnerships

Lockhart River Land and Sea Rangers

Lockhart River State School

Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service


Cook Shire Council

Cooktown Local Marine Advisory Committee

Replas Recycled Plastics, Cairns

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$33,516

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

8 April 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to conduct community clean-up days from the identified marine debris hotspot site of Lockhart River/Chilli Beach in Cape York.

Benefits

This project will:
  • increase public education, training and research capability in the area of marine debris pollution
  • grow local community action to protect and rehabilitate the marine environment.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120182

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Australian Marine Debris Initiative - Annual Chilli Beach Clean-Up - Cape York, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 August 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/australian-marine-debris-initiative-annual-chilli-beach-clean-up-cape-york-91a4/>.

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