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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

Past Projects

1. Pest Management in the Peri-urban sector (Sarina component) (2009 - 2010)
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 visi..
1. Improving biodiversity and visitor interaction at Louisa Creek Reserve (2009 - 2010)
1 ha weed control (lantana, prickly pear, guinea grass, guava) 800 local native coastal seedlings planted Installation of 240m of walking trail Registered under Land for Wildlife Site for Nati..
1. Planning for the management of Leuceana in Mackay Whitsunday (2009 - 2010)
Established steering committee, communication plan, trial control sites, mapping workshop held and collation of existing data to produce infestation map, Leucaena Field Trip held..
1. Monitoring and Remediation of Blue Green Algae Outbreaks within Coastal Aquatic Ecosystems (2009 - 2011)
Formation and meetings of Technical Working Group 7 aquaponic units installed, maintained and monitored Regular water quality monitoring Sediment, plant biomass and algae sampling undertaken 1..
1. Sarina Community Native Garden Stage1 (2009 - 2009)
Approval from Council to utilise Council land Surveying and draft Landscape design of gardens by Council & SLCMA Volunteer involvement with initial onground works: garden establishment, planti..
1. Sarina Catchment Schools Program 2009 (2008 - 2009)
Development of activity booklet for students (and teachers) Involvement of stakeholders to deliver activities: MRC: waste & water recycling, GBRMPA: Catchment Role Play 330 students from 4 loc..