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Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc.

 

Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc. is a not-for-profit, community Landcare group, dedicated to conservation and revegetation activities in the Townsville region. CDTLI supports members of the local community who want to understand, protect and improve our unique and beautiful Dry Tropics environment.

Getting involved in Landcare, provides a way for everyone to enjoyably, effectively and safely work together to “put the bush back”. CDTLI has community revegetation sites all around Townsville where regular Revegetation Open Days are held. Depending on your interest, you can participate in tree planting, weed removal, general site care and monitoring activities. You will learn new skills, have fun, make new friends, and best of all, help your local community and natural environment. Come join us. Everyone is welcome and you can do as much or as little as you like! Remember L.I.F.E. Landcare Is For Everyone.


Newsletter OCTOBER 2013

 

Upcoming Events

  • Mundy Creek Landcare Day

    4 Oct, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Contact Kim for start time 0428 428 542 Our goal is to regenerate, revitalize, protect, and maintain the ecological and cultural values of Mundy Creek and the Nature-way. Description: This is a multi-disciplinary (arts, environment and cultural heritage), site-specific, community initiative project. Consultations and negotiations to date, with local government, artists, business and training institutions have been undertaken to develop a concept development (Sept 2011- current, partly funded by RADF). See facebook for more info -http://www.facebook.com/#!/MundyCreekNaturewayRegenerationProject?fref=ts https://maps.google.com.au/maps/ms?msid=206094912137596436903.0004d26d6542a6121d894&msa=0&ll=-19.255202,146.785133&spn=0.005297,0.009602
  • Turtle Bridge Landcare Day

    11 Oct, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Come on down and be a part of something big! Turtle bridge is an extension of the original Marabou drive site and with over 1000 local provenance species planted since 2010 is a great place to learn a hands on approach to protecting and increasing our local biodiversity.
  • Bush Garden Landcare Day

    18 Oct, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    New volunteers are always welcome! Current activities are focussed on weed removal and control, plant watering and fire break maintenance. An open day is held at the Bush Gardens on the 3rd Saturday every month starting at 3 pm. The meeting point is the end of Thompson Street, Mundingburra A great way meet new people and learn about the different vegetation types and species of this unique region. Looks awesome on the resume too!!! Contact landcare for more details landcare@bigpond.net.au / 07 4721 4322
  • LOU LITSTER PARK LANDCARE DAY

    19 Oct, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Lou Litster park is a beautifully diverse area with both coastal and riparian species. Come along on the third Sunday morning of the month and learn about protecting native habitats for our local birds and other wildlife. Learn hands on practical skills about land management and weed control in the dry tropics - a great addition to any resume! Contact Landcare for more details - landcare@bigpond.net.au / 0428 428 542
  • Goondaloo Creek Landcare Day

    25 Oct, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Starting in late 2010 this site has seen major changes in just a couple of short years. over 2000 plants and 3500 square metres of weed control has transformed this site into a diverse habitat for many local species. Situated between James Cook University and Douglas Hospital this young site creates a great opportunity for students to gain practical hands on skills in conservation, plant identification and land management, inclusive of weed and erosion control. Looks great on any resume!! Contact Landcare on 07 4721 4322 or landcare@bigpond.net.au

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How to find the event site?

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Mundy Creek 1st Saturday afternoon of the month  

Turtle Bridge 2nd Saturday 3pm

Upper Ross 1st Saturday morning of the month Starting soon 2014!!!

Bush Garden 3rd Saturday 3pm 

Lou Litster Park 3rd Sunday 8am

Goondaloo Creek 4th Saturday morning of the month 

3 Mile Creek 4th Sunday morning of the month 

Call Kim 0428 428 542 for more details on any of the landcare days or for exact start times. These may change due to weather or other unforseen conditions. 

    

 

 

 

Get involved.
become a Volunteer

There are many ways to get involved with us. You can become a member, volunteer your time – in the field or in the office, or join the Management Committee. There are many benefits to becoming involved with Landcare.
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SITE
Sponsorship

Sponsoring a landcare site, allows local companies to engage and support community environmental activities in their neighbouring area for a healthier community. A range of sponsorship packages are available.
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Revegetation
Activities

Revegetation is all about the rehabilitation of a native plant community from a degraded to a healthy state. This involves controlling weeds and other threats, and re-establishing, enhancing and protecting native flora and fauna. CDTLI has many revegetation sites all around Townsville where you can join the activities.
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