OUR PROJECTS2019-12-19T09:32:27+10:00

RICE GRASS REMOVAL FROM THE RUBICON-PORT SORELL ESTUARY

Summary: Improving the condition and the long-term protection of Coastal Saltmarsh and feeding habitat for migratory and resident birds, by targeting the primary ecological threat of Rice Grass through control and containment. Project description: This project will significantly reduce the estimated 659 ha Rice Grass-impacted area in the Rubicon-Port Sorell Estuary. [...]

COASTAL SALTMARSH RECOVERY IN ROBBINS PASSAGE AND SURROUNDS

Summary: Improving the condition and the long-term protection of the Coastal Saltmarsh Threatened Ecological Community by targeting the primary ecological threat of Rice Grass and through brokering and establishing conservation agreements with landholders to maintain and protect saltmarsh on or adjoining their properties. Project description: Robbins Passage – Boullanger Bay includes the [...]

CREATING A HOODED PLOVER STRONGHOLD ON THREE HUMMOCK ISLAND

January 2020 Final Birdlife Australia Ltd Hooded Plover Baseline Survey Summary: This project will protect the threatened beach-nesting shorebird species, the Hooded Plover, on Three Hummock Island by working towards the eradication of feral cats from the Island, as well as controlling the invasive weed, Sea Spurge, and removing [...]

GIANT FRESHWATER CRAYFISH RECOVERY

Summary: This project will protect and improve priority stream habitat for the highly valued and vulnerable Giant Freshwater Crayfish. Working with landholders to establish conservation agreements and undertake riparian protection and rehabilitation works, the project will increase the area of the species range that is protected from further habitat loss and degradation. [...]

PROTECTING OUR PRODUCTIVE SOILS

Summary: This project will engage and support farmers to build capacity to better manage hillslope erosion on mixed cropping farms and soil acidification on intensive grazing enterprises. The project will utilise awareness-raising and capacity-building workshops, demonstration trials on commercial farms, and one-to-one farmer support to achieve practice change on the ground and [...]

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TASMANIAN CAT MANAGEMENT PLAN

The North West Coordinator for the Tasmanian Cat Management Project is based at Cradle Coast Authority for the next three years. The Project is funded by the Tasmanian Government to support the implementation of the Tasmanian Cat Management Plan and promote responsible cat ownership. Visit the Tassie Cat website: TASSIE CAT WEBSITE [...]

REGIONAL AGRICULTURE LANDCARE FACILITATOR

The Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator (RALF) project works with farmers, industry and community groups to promote sustainable agricultural practices. Funded through the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment, the RALF is a central contact point for farmers in our region to help increase their knowledge and skills on the path [...]

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