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Community-led coastal environmental inventory and monitoring program

Website/Report

Project lead

Sea Turtle Foundation

Partnerships

James Cook University

ReefCheck Australia

Magnetic Island Network for Turtles

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount

$4,330

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

8 April 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to monitor turtles and reduce rubbish and debris in waterways and oceans by engaging community members to collect baseline environmental data and conduct clean-up activities in coastal areas used by sea turtles.

Benefits

This project will:
  • improve baseline data which will be used to monitor environmental degradation.

This will result in a cleaner, healthier environment for sea turtles and other marine life and coastal dwellers.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

120165

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Community-led coastal environmental inventory and monitoring program, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 August 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/community-led-coastal-environmental-inventory-and-monitoring-program-c070/>.

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