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Community in action: cleaning up Keppel Bay after the 2011 floods to support emerging marine based tourism.

Website/Report

Project lead

Keppel Islands Conservation Community Inc

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 2

Funding amount

$15,000

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

17 January 2014

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project will focus on marine debris clean-up on Great Keppel Island.

Benefits

The marine debris clean-up will:
  • remove threats to marine life
  • improve the natural environment
  • raise awareness about the influence of land- based activities on marine ecosystems.
Seagrass monitoring activities will:
  • improve understanding of the status of seagrasses
  • improve understanding of the capacity of the system to support turtles and dugong.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

130020

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Community in action: cleaning up Keppel Bay after the 2011 floods to support emerging marine based tourism., WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 13 April 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/community-in-action-cleaning-up-keppel-bay-after-the-2011-floods-to-support-5117/>.

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