Habitat Regeneration

Aims

Regenerating and protecting terrestrial and marine habitats across the Cooloola Coast through:

Botanist: Lui Weber

Data collection about local species

Pandanus Expert, Joel Fostin (R) educates locals.

Education & Land Management Support

Volunteers Jess Milne, Julie Venn, Mary Boyce, Ros Raynes & Linda Tabe

Targeted weed control

Volunteer at Work

Replanting native species

Aim: To reduce weeds in at-risk areas and return them to their natural state.

When groups of volunteers are available, Weed Warrior Teams conduct regular weeding and re-vegetation work to regenerate areas impacted by weeds and erosion. At present there are no teams operating.

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Contact Coordinator@cooloolacoastcare.org.au to register your interest.

Queensland Climate Week 2019 Revegetation Project

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Climate Week - Tin Can Bay Foreshore Public Weeding and Re-vegetation event was conducted on Thursday, 6 June 2019 from in Bob Reibel Park, Tin Can Bay.

The 'Weed Warriors' team of Cooloola Coastcare held a public information and re-vegetation event in the Tin Can Bay foreshore park. The public was able to grab acuppa and a cake and a shovel and plant native plants in the areas cleared of weeds over the past months by the Cooloola Coastcare 'Weed Warriors'. People were able to get information about the local plants and weeds by taking home a 'Great Sandy Beauties and Beasties' booklet and a 'Cooloola Cove Wetlands and Waterways' book.

They were planting native plants recommended by the Coastal Manager from the Gympie Regional Council's Environment Department. Plants were purchased from the local Cooloola City Farm Native Plant Nursery to ensure they are local species. Information about local native plants was available in a marquee.

Site: Next weedy or degraded site

Team: You and your friends

Volunteers wanted to start new teams at new sites in Tin Can Bay, Cooloola Cove and Rainbow Beach that need weed removal and revegetation.

Contact the Coordinator.

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