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 Reserve (2001 - 2005)

Main proponent:     Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA), WRICMA
Cash funding:   Australian Government
Other proponents:   WRICMA, Whitsunday Shire Council,
In kind funding:   Whitsunday Shire Council, WRICMA

Project outline:

Green Reserve was a voluntary Work for the Dole project for people aged between 35 and 55. CVA coordinated the program, working with job network organisations to seek peopl e interested in working on community and environmental projects. WRICMA was a partner agency and provided project work and a place of work for the teams.

Project achievements and outcomes:

2001 to 2002 - the team constructed the Whitsunday Community Native Tree Nursery and planted 4,000 seedlings as part of the Central Queensland Coast bioregion project.
2003 � Control of Leucaena; 2004 and 2005 - revegetation works and plant propagation