Working with land managers to reduce the economic and environmental impacts of high priority weeds

This project will deliver priority feral pest and weed management activities with Cape York Weeds and Feral Animals Inc will coordinating delivery of this project. The project which will address priority weed and pest animal management in rural areas where they have a significant economic and/or environmental impact. In many cases landholders will make significant cash and/or in kind contributions to the project.

Succession planning grants now available for Queensland producers

Queensland producers now have access to grants of up to $2500 to help tackle family business and succession planning thanks to the Queensland Government.

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development Bill Byrne said the Farm Management Grants would help producers to access professional advice on these important matters.

Contributions to the Cape York NRM Healthy Country Newsletter are welcome

Articles are invited for submission in Cape York NRM’s Healthy Country Newsletter. The newsletter is distributed to over 2000 people and organisations, providing the opportunity to share Cape York’s natural resource management practices far and wide.

The newsletter reaches Cape York NRM members, government organisations and funding partners, land and sea managers, Traditional Owners, other NRM bodies, graziers, farmers, businesses, tourism bodies, conservation groups and the general public.

Cape York feature in R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine

The October/November 2015 issue R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine' story Tip Top by Ken Eastwood, featured extensive coverage of Cape York.

Cape York NRM's Chair Director Emma Jackson and her family from Wolverton Station headlined the article, along with several of Cape York NRM's land management partners. 

We are very grateful to Ken Eastwood and R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine for allowing us to share this article with you on our website. 

Cape York Landcare Projects Announced

Cape York Natural Resource Management will distribute $462 838 in the current financial year across 16 organisations for Cape York land and sea management projects, as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

In total, 52 Expressions of Interest (EOI) were received by Cape York NRM for projects which focussed on looking after Cape York’s Wetlands of National Significance, springs and waterways.

Cape York NRM’s Chairperson, David Claudie said the EOI project applications received by Cape York NRM totalled over $1 000 000.