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Threatened ecosystems

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Protected Areas welcome: with conditions Overall, we are very supportive of greater protections for the Northern Gulf's ecosystems and high conservation value areas. Healthy country is not just good for the soul, it's essential for primary production and profits too. A sensible, well-managed approach to Protected areas is vital. But we’re not convinced that this draft Strategy hits the mark. News Feb 2017
Mammal Field Guide

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the mammal guide for download.

This work was carried out through our program ‘Building resilient landscapes: maintaining and enhancing biodiversity values in Northern Gulf and Cape York Nature Refuges, funded by the federal government Biodiversity Fund. 

News Feb 2017
Bird Field Guide

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the bird guide for download.

This work was carried out through our program ‘Building resilient landscapes: maintaining and enhancing biodiversity values in Northern Gulf and Cape York Nature Refuges, funded by the federal government Biodiversity Fund. 

 

News Feb 2017
Do our small birds have any choice: drink, drown, or dehydrate? Our hot, dry, summertime is on its way News Sep 2015
Building Resilient Landscapes Maintaining and Enhancing Biodiversity Values in Northern Gulf and Cape York Nature Refuges Project. High diversity of declining small and medium sized mammals identified on South Endeavour Nature Refuge News Sep 2015
North Queensland Natural History Group Weekend

The first field excursion of the North Queensland Natural history group was held over the weekend of 18th & 19th October at Talaroo Station. The North Queensland Natural History Group consists of people with various levels of expertise with the flora and fauna of north Queensland, from interested beginner to leaders in their field. The group is sponsored by Northern Gulf Resource Management Group’s Wildlife Management Project, through the Caring for Country Program.

News Dec 2014
Wildlife Management The wildlife management project aims to improve the knowledge of flora and fauna in the region by informing and educating land managers, local communities and stakeholders to understand and recognise their wildlife and natural assets. The project has funded on-ground works to help protect species such as finches which have undergone declines in recent years. Biodiversity monitoring sites have been established to evaluate the results of the works, as well as to help paint a picture of the region’s ecosystem. Project Jul 2013
Building resilient landscapes - maintaining and enhancing biodiversity values in Northern Gulf & Cape York Nature Refuges Maintaining and enhancing the biodiversity values prioritised across 44 covenanted nature refuges in Northern Gulf/Cape York including areas adjacent to national parks, Wet Tropics World Heritage and nationally important wetlands. Project Jun 2012
Gilbert River Rehabilitation Enhancing the long term condition and resilience of habitats and landscapes in northern and remote Australia by reducing the impact of weeds of national significance across 76,000 ha by refining and applying techniques to aerially ignite Rubber Vine and other weeds across heavy, light and scattered infestations during the wet season when the risk of wildfire is minimal. Project