skills and interests:
Broad Objectives :
ID botantist, Botanists, Engineers, Geologist, Nursey manager, and others
12 ecological and land management enthuisatists
data systems and monitoring
on ground projects including broad regional planning
development (categorised by industry or land use)
resources, administration and improving NRM legislation
(planning and current, 10-15 year plan)
Regional (local native) Botanic Gardens
- 250 km
Wet Tropics Great Walk (Townsville Section)
Region Plant Identification System
100 sq km community biodiversity landscape management via access, awareness,
trails, monitoring, weeding and promotion
biodiversity observation and recording system
and promote control of Nationally Significant Environmental Weeds
Heritage and riparian corridor revegetation and management
sustainable natural resource use
& Member Achievements
60,000 plant observations systematically through the region, 15,000
slides of plants/ecosystems.
publication on 1500 plant species found in the Townsville region.
Local Plant "Hot Spots" interpretation, including vegetation
lists and interp photos for 20 local sites in Townsville.
and established 1500 local provenance plants, of 150 species at Riverbend
Sanctuary (Ross River) in partnership with Delfin and Townsville City
Council, representing four broad regional ecosystems (BREs) for Townsville
regional ecosystems into broad ecosystems to communicate a terrestrial
biodiversity regional overview for Townsville 1:250,000 map sheet to
target general public and enthusiasts (making the environment relevant).
a regional environmental weed management plan.
Townsville Trails Steering Committee (Wet Tropics Great Walk) including
botanical surveying, extensive route assessment, regional trails plan,
in partnership with others (Townsville Bushwalking Club and QPWS).
concept of community management of 100 sq km "top of catchment"
as a community based capacity building exercise as pilot for larger
land NRM management projects.
vision, preliminary concepts and places for an integrated Greater Regional
(local native) Botanic Gardens.
a Regional Overview Interpretation for 5 core biodiversity/nrm subjects