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: Leucaena Control (2003 - 2003)

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

Project outline:

The purpose of the 2003 Whitsunday Green Corps team was to remove Leucaena from the Cannonvale � Shute harbour foreshore and spend 6 weeks working on the Conway State forest 'great walks' project. The project was coordinated by Success employment and WRICMA.

Project achievements and outcomes:

In 2003 the team controlled Leucaena at 32 sites along the foreshore area which covers over 2 ha.
The team was also involved in upgrading the walking track along the Whitsunday great walk in Conway National Park.

Green Corps team with Whitsunday Shire councilor and Federal Member for Dawson. Photo: S. Hardy