The Cape York NRM region (137,000 km2) extends north from the Mitchell River catchment to ‘The Tip’ of Cape York Peninsula. It encompasses diverse landscapes including 16 complete river basins with their systems virtually unmodified (the Annan River being the exception). The region contains 30 broad vegetation groups including 72 different types of rainforest comprising 20% of Australia’s remaining rainforest.Explore our region
How do satellites see fires, how can you create a fire map, and what is the best technology to use? These were among the key topics at two fire planning workshops held in Cooktown in October.
The elusive freshwater sawfish (Pristis pristis) was at the centre of recent tracking studies in the Rinyirru(Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) and at Kowanyama over September.
Cape York NRM is keen to talk to land managers about the way their fire planning and regimes are making an impact.
Agronomist Dr David Hall was back with all the dirt on soils, nutrients and crop production at a recently held workshop for Endeavour Valley farmers.