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
It was a far cry from the home office set up in Atherton almost 12 years ago.
Habitats for the Golden-Shouldered Parrot (GSP) are being overrun by thicker bush and trees, making the endangered parrot more susceptible to feral animals and predatory butcher birds, a forum has heard.
Collaborative fire management was the key to a Regional Fire Planning meeting held at Moreton Telegraph Station in early July.
The use of drones to spray invasive weeds took flight this month as a means to control the invasive Hymenachne weed on Cape York.