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
 

Galbraith Creek Project (2002 - 2005)

Main proponent:     WRICMA
Cash funding:   Natural Heritage Trust
Other proponents:   Whitsunday Christian College, Whitsunday Regional Council
In kind funding:   WCL, Whitsunday Regional Council

Project outline:

The purpose of the project was to rehabilitate a section of Galbraith creek and to conduct Waterwatch activities at a number of sites along the creek. The Whitsunday Christian College year 10 students started a site rehabilitation project with the assistance of WRICMA. The land that was being rehabilitated is owned by the Whitsunday Regional Council.

Project achievements and outcomes:

2003 - 160 seedlings planted to restore habitat and stabilise a small section of creek bank
2004 - native seedlings planted and site maintained; water quality data collected by students; riparian ecology studied in the field with information from the WCL Land for Wildlife Officer and Healthy Waterways Officer
2005 - site maintained; water quality data collected by students; riparian ecology studied in the field with information the Healthy Waterways Officer



 
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