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Purpose
Habitat Restoration
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Priority Actions

Provide practical weed management information, advice and support to assist landholders get on top of priority weeds.

Why it is important?

Landholders are often time poor, with many conflicting demands, and things such as weeds can get out of control very easily.  Assistance from active groups and others can help them kick some goals and increase their ability to continue to tackle the problem in the future.

Purpose
Invasive Species Control,
Priority
Not Prioritised,
Status
In Progress,
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Collaboratively develop a protocol for weed control and biosecurity in the Upper Herbert.

Why it is important?

It is much more effective to prevent weeds from arriving, establishing and then spreading. Developing a practical and clear protocol to provide landholders with a united voice, and in partnership with council, agencies and contractors, will help deal with weeds before it's too late.

Purpose
Invasive Species Control,
Priority
Not Prioritised,
Status
Proposed,
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Establish a Traditional Owner ‘working on country’ project at Anniversary Falls/Herberton area.

Why it is important?

An integrated, multi-partner project will provide a demonstration of Traditional Owners working effectively on country. This project will enable capacity building, knowledge sharing and restoration of country and cultural sites.

Purpose
Capacity Building,
Priority
Not Prioritised,
Status
Proposed,
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Undertake restoration work on some of the priority waterways and wetlands.

Why it is important?

Wetlands and waterways are important as habitat but also for water quality flowing to the lower catchment and out to the Great Barrier Reef.  Restoring waterways (weed management, de-silting, riparian restoration) will also provide a cleaner water supply for those who rely on it.

Purpose
Waterways Restoration,
Priority
Not Prioritised,
Status
Proposed,
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Undertake research into appropriate fire management strategies, with extension of results to landholders.

Why it is important?

Landholders are responsible for fire management on large areas of private land, but many do not have access to good information to enable appropriate planning and management of fires. Watsonville (and other dry areas).

Purpose
Capacity Building,
Priority
Not Prioritised,
Status
In Progress,
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