National Landcare Programme
Participating communities: managing and maintaining landscapes and livelihoods (2015-2018)
Cape York Natural Resource Management will deliver natural resource management services that aim to maintain and build ecosystem function and landscape resilience through improved water, soil, fire and integrated pest management. Key areas of focus include enhancing the ecological characteristics of Wetlands of National significance, including mitigating impacts on the Great Barrier Reef and benefiting regionally significant species, including migratory species and their habitats. Onground outcomes will be supported by strong community engagement and partnerships with land managers, agricultural and industry groups, universities, Indigenous communities, conservation groups and volunteers.
This funding also provides for the Regional landcare facilitator to support farmers, fishers and land managers to identify and adopt farm practices and land management practices to
sustainably manage natural resources, to reduce agricultural emissions and adapt to changing climatic conditions.
Projects funded by this investment
Consultants Firescape Science will produce map products that enable property managers to assess their eligibility and the potential economic return
A large portion of soils within the region are mapped at 1:900,00 scale that are not considered suitable for agricultural development particularly
The 300 kilometre long Wenlock River is a system of major ecological and cultural importance with high scenic values, and holds evidence of evoluti
Provide Cape York NRM individual fire history property maps for 2016 Early Dry Season (1 March- 31 July), Late Dry Season (1 August- 31 October), w
This project will control Sicklepod and Rubber vine in the Palmer River, to stop these introduced plants advancing further along the Palmer River a
The Ayapathu Traditional Owners have a rich cultural history in the Balclutha Creek Area.
This project will initiate a joint cooperative feral pig management program to address pig populations that are degrading important spring, wetland
This project will support the recording of ethnobotany and sharing of traditional knowledge of botany of the lakes with traditional owners, which w
The Indigenous Fire Workshop for 2015 marks the seventh year of fire workshops on Cape York. This project with Mulong Pty Ltd will conduct the fire management workshop at Mary Valley in 2015 and provided support for the delivery with the logistical requirements that make this event a success
This project continues the pond apple control work in the Mt Amos and Cooktown area.
Mt Louis Station is committed to the eradication of weeds on the property, with specific emphasis on the reduction of weeds in the streams and wate
This project documents the aquatic fauna and quantify the water quality of wetlands on Violet Vale Station.
The White Bellied sub-species of the Crimson Finch, Neochmia phaeton evangelinae, and the northern sub-species of the Star Finch, Noechnia ruficaud
The objective is to eradicate Hymenachne to prevent its spread by birds, cattle, pigs and floods to adjacent and downstream Wetlands of National Si