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.
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.
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.
People and Partnerships are integral to successful natural resource management on Cape York. The summer edition of the newsletter (Issue 25) showcases the importance of partnerships, and highlights some of the great work that has taken place on Cape York in 2015.
View the newsletter here: http://www.capeyorknrm.com.au/news/newsletters
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 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.
Beef cattle producers from across Cape York will converge in Laura next week for Cape York Natural Resource Management’s Beef Cattle Producer Roundtable.
The two day event will feature topics critical to the big issues facing Cape York’s beef cattle industry including changes to lease arrangements, fire management, pest and weed management and business development.