11 Sep 2014
Temple Bay Pand Apple Survey and Eradication Program
This project delivers capacity building and mentoring to the Kuku yu people, with Pond Apple survey and control within the Temple Bay area. This is done in two phases, phase one is a week long training component run at the Chuula homelands with empathies given to OH&S, Quad and Chainsaw training. The second phase is two weeks at Temple Bay with the last component of training delivered as Apply Chemicals under supervision, then a ground, Aerial and water survey done of the area to map the Pond Apple in the first week. The second week consists of control on the mapped Pond Apple by the trainees and a map produced.
T.O’s have the opportunity to undertake some cultural heritage work, mapping and connection to country. A workshop on weed and feral impacts on country and culture was also delivered.