Cape York Natural Resource Management
- the future of wetlands, varied soil types and the Great Barrier Reef
- support of efforts to maintain sustainable numbers of threatened species, including sea turtles and the rare Jardine River turtle
- address and identification of threats to environment, culture and community
- dealing with the effects of climate change
- attempts to control invasive species i.e. feral pigs and weeds
Cape York NRM held its Annual General Meeting at the Laura Racecourse and Rodeo Grounds on Saturday 29 October 2016, at which time Company Secretary Bob Frazer formally announced the result of director elections.
The current Board of Directors is made up of the following Cape York NRM members:
Cape York NRM members gathered on Saturday 29 October for the company's 2016 AGM.
The meeting was very successful and attendees enjoyed getting together and camping for a couple of days at the beautiful Laura Racecourse and Rodeo Grounds.
by Lyndal Scobell, Luke Preece and Peta Standley
On 27 April in Cairns, Cape York NRM will launch a dynamic natural resource management plan that anticipates, and allows for, change.
An alliance of conservation, agriculture and natural resource management groups have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will see the signatories working together to look after the health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR).
Cooktown character and well-known identity, John Giese, has been recognised by his former natural resource management colleagues for his outstanding contribution to the sector across Cape York.
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.
Cape York NRM welcomed two new Directors, and a new Chairperson, at the company’s recent Annual General Meeting and Board meeting held in Coen on 4 and 5 November.
Cape York NRM is proud to sponsor the Year 10 Conservation and Land Management award at Western Cape College and the Year 10 Environmental Excellence award at Cooktown State School.
During June 2015, the “Grow Do It” – Musical Gardening Program visited Lakeland, Laura, Bloomfield and Rossville State Schools.
The Wenlock Management Catchment Group Inc. is a not-for-profit group established to give voice to the Wenlock River.
This is a community engagement program in the Lockhart River region and part of the Your Climate NRM planning project.
The Community Champion will engage with residents under a plan outlined in the Your Climate activities and milestones schedule