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Avoid Island - Flatback habitat restoration and education project

Website/Report

Project lead

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 2

Funding amount

$83,500

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

7 January 2014

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project will clean up marine debris from the sand dunes of three beaches on Avoid Island, south-east of Mackay. A survey of nesting female turtles and hatchlings will be undertaken to ascertain any change in breeding patterns/survival rates.

Benefits

This project will:
  • undertake clean-up activities that will provide better nesting conditions
  • reduce marine debris that can be ingested by marine turtles, including flatback, green and hawksbill turtles.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

130205

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Avoid Island - Flatback habitat restoration and education project, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 August 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/avoid-island-flatback-habitat-restoration-and-education-project-04f5/>.

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