This small grant supports the on-going work of the Apudthama Land and Sea Rangers to protect marine turtles nesting on coastal areas managed by the ranger program during 2015.This work will complement activities already being conducted for ‘Project: Western Cape Feral Pig Control – Injinoo’ and as part of activities associated with participation in the Western Cape Turtle Threat Abatement Alliance (WCTTAA).
Through this project the Ranger program will:
• Contribute to development of public awareness raising materials regarding access and use of turtle nesting beaches during marine turtle nesting season and installation of associated signage on beach access points
• Review/develop pig management plans
• Conduct predator control trials
• Develop a monitoring plan for nesting flatback turtles on Crab Island

Commence date:
22 Apr 2015
Cape York NRM Zone:
Zone 1 (Far North)
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