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

Green Corps: Control of Cat's Claw Creeper (2005 - 2005)

Main proponent:     Greening Australia
Cash funding:   Australian Government
Other proponents:   WRICMA, Whitsunday Shire Council,
In kind funding:   Whitsunday Shire Council, WRICMA

Project outline:

The purpose of the 2005 Whitsunday Green Corps team was to instigate control of the weed Cat's Claw Creeper in the Proserpine River riparian zone. The team also assisted with community projects as well as assisted with track upgrades to The Great Walk in Conway National Park.

Project achievements and outcomes:

Infestations on the Proserpine River and Myrtle Creek reduced
Brochure of CCC produced
Track upgrades and revegetation in National Parks

Green Corps team undergoing crocodile safety induction by Qld Parks and Wildlife Officer. Photo: S. Prise