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Coastal Community Engagement, Building Capacity Awareness of Natural Environment in the Wide Bay Burnett Region

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

$22,100

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

9 December 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to treat lantana, asparagus fern and prickly pear and clean up marine debris in the Hervey Bay/Maryborough area. The project also aims to undertake sea turtle monitoring in the area.

Benefits

This project will:
  • remove marine debris and weeds on islands to assist with re-vegetation of native vegetation. This will help to stabilise dune areas and reduce the risk of erosion in extreme weather events.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

130181

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Coastal Community Engagement, Building Capacity Awareness of Natural Environment in the Wide Bay Burnett Region, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 13 April 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/coastal-community-engagement-building-capacity-awareness-of-natural-environment-41c9/>.

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