The Hopevale Congress Rangers and Cape York Weeds and Feral Animals Inc carried out on ground control of Pond Apple in May-June 2017 in and around Cape York Peninsula's East coast, specifically, strategically targeting the areas of Hopevale and South Cape Bedford areas and surrounds.
This project continues the Pond Apple control work in the Mt Amos and Cooktown area by Cape York Weeds and Feral Animals Inc, in association with Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation, South Cape York Catchments, Cook Shire Council and the Traditional owners.
The continuation of the Rubber Vine Control works on Lukin River Containment line has shown a targeted approach which continues to reduce the threat of Rubber Vine extending past the containment line. The areas controlled cover a total area of approx 784 ha with 28 km of River.
Cape York Annual Fire statistics by month for 2014. Mapping is provided by CYSF to inform that mapping presented on the Northern Australia Fire Information site.
This map shows the frequency of burns in the Cape York region from 2000 to 2015 ranging from never burned to burned every year. Data is sourced from the Northern Australia Fire Information site.