Update from Cape York NRM Directors

A huge thanks to the Balnggarrawarra Gaarraay Traditional Owners who welcomed the 2017 Indigenous Fire Workshop to Melsonby earlier in July.

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Fire management clusters on Cape York

Fire is undoubtedly one of the most important factors influencing the health of the country, economic viability, and the cultural values of Cape York.

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Recycling rubbish and marine debris on Cape York

Many Cape York Peninsula (CYP) communities are growing in size, receiving increasing numbers of visitors, and dealing with increasing marine debris...

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Saving Balclutha Nature Reserve Spring

Freshwater rivers and creeks in northern Australia support incredible biodiversity and cultural values. However, these values are at threat because of land use change...

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Searching for sawfish in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Sawfish were once common in coastal tropical and subtropical waters around the world, but now they are considered the most endangered family of all sharks...

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Reducing Impacts of High Priority Weeds in Cape York

Funded through the Queensland Feral Pest Initiative, this project addresses priority weed management in areas where weeds are having significant impact.

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Rangers working with high school students to fence out pigs

South Cape York Catchments and the Balnggarrawarra Rangers have teamed up with Cooktown Holy Spirit College students to build pig exclusion fences...

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Improving ground cover and resilience on Normanby Station

Normanby is a 31,400 ha grazing lease in southern Cape York that had limited infrastructure for cattle management; and faces threats from late season wildfires...

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Low Stress Stock Handling workshop - Crocodile

The twelve participants learnt methods to keep cattle calm during mustering, in the yards and for loading on trucks, which then keeps weight on the cattle for market.

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Fire Planning Annual Calendar - Jabalbina fire posters

Cape York NRM worked with Jabalbina’s Ayton Ranger Base and Shiptons Flat Ranger Base over the past year to develop posters for their fire plans.

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Cape York's NRM annual general meetings

Cape York Weeds and Feral Animals, South Cape York Catchments and Wenlock Catchment Management Group all held AGMs during the month.

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‘Gateway to the Cape’ design winners announced

This new facility is intended to offer travellers a place to have a break, take photographs and view the educational interactive displays, taking time to understand a little...

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Cape York hosts RLF state meeting in Cooktown

Cape York recently hosted the State Regional Landcare Facilitators workshop. The workshop was attended by RLF’s from throughout Queensland and...

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How to use less fertilisers and still grow heaps!

How is it then that some farmers are getting higher nutrient levels in their soils without using fertilisers? Wouldn’t it be great not to need fertilisers?

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Change of guard for Cape York NRM Directors

After almost three years as Indigenous Zone Four Director, Shane Gibson stood down at the recent Cape York NRM meeting in Weipa.

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Your voice on Cape York’s natural resource management priorities

Cape York NRM is seeking input from Cape York's land and sea managers to align the region’s current natural resource management targets...

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Do your bit to save endangered sea turtles

All species of sea turtles nesting on the western Cape have experienced severe decline in numbers over the past few decades...

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