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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

Planning for the management of Leuceana in Mackay Whitsunday (2009 - 2010)

Main proponent:     Mackay Regional Pest Management Group, Pioneer Catchment and Landcare Group
Cash funding:   QLD Government - Blueprint for the Bush
Other proponents:   SLCMA, Whitsunday Catchment Landcare, Whitsunday/Isaac/Mackay Regional Councils, Mackay Area Productivity Servies, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday, Department of Main Roads, North QLD Bulk Ports
In kind funding:  

Project outline:

To work with stakeholders to map the extent of the plant species Leucaena leucocephala subspecies leucocephala and develop a regional management plan in order to prevent it's further spread. The project will recommend a containment line, in consultation with stakeholders, as well as establish trial plots in three appropriate areas in the north, west and south of the region.

Project achievements and outcomes:

Established steering committee, communication plan, trial control sites, mapping workshop held and collation of existing data to produce infestation map, Leucaena Field Trip held

Leucaena leucocephala subspecies leucocephala by S & A Pearson COPYRIGHT

Leucaena by S & A Pearson COPYRIGHT