Projects

Current Citizen Science Projects


Cooloola BioBlitz

in collaboration with the

Fraser Island Defenders Organization

Part of the B.E.A.C.H. Project

Funded by Gympie Regional Council

Environment Levy

Cooloola Sediment Investigation

Diving creeks to discover sources of sediment in Tin Can Inlet

Part of the B.E.A.C.H. Project

Funded by Gympie Regional Council

Environment Levy

Water Quality Monitoring

This project has been ongoing for 4 years and is no longer funded by any grants. Many thanks to our volunteers who have enthusiastically decided to continue collecting data!

Funded by SEQ Water for Life &

Gympie Regional Council

Environment Levy

Wet and Wildlife

Youth Water Quality

Monitoring

in collaboration with

Cooloola Youth Activity Project

Funded by SEQ Water for Life

Turtle Care

Turtle Monitoring

More Info

Leaders: Randy & Lindy Orwin

Funded by Inspiring Australia

(coming soon)

Coastcare programs depend on available funding and volunteers.

Programs include:

Management planning to protect natural values of the coast

Natural resource management / Environmental knowledge capacity building and education

Biodiversity Mapping

Habitat restoration and weed control

Wetlands monitoring, restoration and weed control

Seagrass monitoring

Dune protection

LOCAL coastal native plant promotion in collaboration with the Cooloola City Farm Nursery

Fauna Study and Monitoring

Shorebird & local bird education

Water quality monitoring (WaterWatch)

Marine debris monitoring, removal and education

Youth education programs