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Targeting Landcare Initiatives in practice on Cape York Peninsula

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Landholders including pastoralists and horticulturalists

Community groups

Queensland Government (DPI&F)

Industries

Other

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

National Landcare Program (NLP)

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

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End date

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Summary

Under this project:
  • 17.8km of wetland native vegetation was protected by fencing
  • 59km² of riparian native vegetation was protected by fencing
  • 36.4km² of land was treated for soil erosion through exclusion fencing
  • 163m of stream bed was stabilised
  • 43 off-stream water sites were installed for stock
  • 18.3km² of wetland native vegetation was enhanced/rehabilitated.

Incentives of up to $30,000 were provided to successful applicants. Activities included fencing along waterways to reduce erosion, tree planting, creating alternative watering points for stock.

Benefits

(not documented)

Lesson

The level of community engagement in the project can be directly attributed to the support that was provided to applicants.

Reference ID

CY NLP 07-1 Final Report 140109_e

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Targeting Landcare Initiatives in practice on Cape York Peninsula, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 13 April 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/targeting-landcare-initiatives-in-practice-on-cape-york-peninsula-1208/>.

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