Management practices for wildlife conservation - Do not clear habitat

Whilst many activities require vegetation clearing, the habitat of a threatened species should never be cleared. Threatened species living in a small area are particularly vulnerable to vegetation clearing, which may destroy their entire habitat.
  • The plant and animal species on Cape York Peninsula can show whether the country is healthy for wildlife and being managed sustainably. We place particular value on some of these species because they are rare or threatened in Queensland, Australia, or worldwide, or are only found on the peninsula.
  • Cape York NRM delivered sustainable grazing management and on-ground works: maintaining Cape York’s resource base for sustainable management and use – reducing pests and weeds, improving water quality in 2013-2016.  The project was funded by the Queensland Government’s Queensland Natural Resource