This project is being delivered by a collaborative partnership between Cape York Natural Resource Management and UMI Arts with the goal of instilling awareness of the effects and creating a personal sense of responsbility within the community of littering and illegal dumping.
Targeting and educating perpetrators of littering and dumping, community members, visitors and the general public across Cape York about the impact these issues have on their envorinment.
These ‘Flood ready … flood safe’ factsheets are a helpful guide and information source to help landholders prepare for, and cope with, floods. They were developed by the Regional Groups Collective with funding from the Queensland Government.
Click on these direct links to the fact sheets below:
Articles are invited for submission in Cape York NRM’s Healthy Country Newsletter. The newsletter is distributed to over 2000 people and organisations, providing the opportunity to share Cape York’s natural resource management practices far and wide.
The newsletter reaches Cape York NRM members, government organisations and funding partners, land and sea managers, Traditional Owners, other NRM bodies, graziers, farmers, businesses, tourism bodies, conservation groups and the general public.
Students from Mapoon and Western Cape College will learn about environmental management through the creation of art works from recycled rubbish and will exhibit their work at the upcoming Weipa Fishing Classic.
The Cape Create Crew, is an initiative of Cape York Natural Resource Management and UMI Arts, through the Combating Litter & Illegal Dumping Creatively on Cape York Project.
People and Partnerships are integral to successful natural resource management on Cape York. The summer edition of the newsletter (Issue 25) showcases the importance of partnerships, and highlights some of the great work that has taken place on Cape York in 2015.
View the newsletter here: http://www.capeyorknrm.com.au/news/newsletters
Cape York NRM is proud to sponsor the Year 10 Conservation and Land Management award at Western Cape College and the Year 10 Environmental Excellence award at Cooktown State School.
Cape York NRM's Chairperson and Director of Primary Industries Sector, Emma Jackson, presented Western Cape College student Moesha Ling with the Conservation and Land Management award at the ceremony in Weipa last Thursday.
Below: Moesha Ling Photo: Western Cape College
This investment is hosting a Project Officer, the Western Cape Turtle Threat Abatement Alliance Coordinator. This coordinator role is supporting Rangers in Western Cape York in ghost net data collection, management and training; and the development of the Western Cape Turtle Threat Abatement Alliance (WCTTAA).
Festival goers attending Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival this weekend are invited to take place in an exciting environmental arts project.
Cape York NRM and UMI Arts have combined to form the Cape Create Crew and are delivering the Transforming Trash project to help people understand about the effects of rubbish, particularly plastics in our environment.