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Register of Environmental Excellence Awards 2000

Award Category Prize money expenditure.
Business/Industry Award.  
GHD on behalf of Brad Webb Develop a picnic/interp area near the sediment dam and mangrove forest - open to the public and schools.
Besser Masonary Donating their prize to a proposed Coastcare project at West Point, MI.
DPI Expand the Sea Grass watch program in the Townsville Region
Fairfield Waters Donate money to the community group "Friends of the Lake".
Community Group Award  
North Queensland Wildlife Care Inc. To continue the work that they do for the animals - all funds are raised through donations, raffles etc.
The Indo-Pacific Sea Turtle Conservation group Improve their opportunities for school and community education.
TUPALG Install an interpretation sign along the river about the habitat
Castle Hill PCYC Continue and expand their program.
Lousia Creekwatch Books for ID, fishing net equipment, and developing information packages on the area.
Magnetic Island Nature Care Association Implementing more on ground works in MI natural environment
Reef HQ Running a course with the prize money to further their educational program
Individual Initiative Award  
Jenny Mulcahy  
Colin Dwyer  
Mike Mellors  
Primary School Award  
Marian School Create Rainforest area as an outdoor classroom
Hermit Park State School Create and build a worm farm for environmental studies.
Belgian Gardens State School Towards equipment for the students to continue their environmental work
High School Award  
Reef HQ Subsidise a learning expedition to Magnetic Island for local high school students.