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This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Sarina Landcare Catchment Management Association is supported by Mackay Regional Council through the Natural Environment Levy and Reef Catchments (Mackay Whitsunday Isaac) Limited.

Reef Catchments Mackay Regional Council

Pest Management in the Peri-urban sector (Sarina component) (2009 - 2010)

Main proponent:     Mackay Regional Pest Management Group, Pioneer Catchment & Landcare Group, Whitsunday Catchment Landcare, Sarina Landcare Catchment Management Association Inc.
Cash funding:   QLD Government - Blueprint for the Bush
Other proponents:   Whitsunday/Mackay/Isaac Regional Councils, Mackay Area Productivity Services, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
In kind funding:   Sarina Landcare Catchment Management Association, Mackay Regional Council

Project outline:

This project will provide information on pest management to peri-urban (rural residential) land managers. An information pack including responsibilities of land ownership for distribution to land managers will be developed. Free property visits will be offered, resulting in property pest management plans being developed for the landholder/s of each property.

Project achievements and outcomes:

50 participants at Lantana Field Day - Sarina
30 participants at Managing horses on small properties workshop
5 displays at Sarina markets, Landcare Day in the gardens
8 Landholder property visits
Articles in newsletters, local newspapers
Landholder information pack developed and distributed
Pest Management Plan template developed

Lantana Field Day, Sarina 2009

Managing horses on small property workshop, 2009

Managing horses on small property workshop, 2009