A community network will protect, restore and enhance areas of high environmental and cultural value in the Townsville and Palm Island regions, including part of the Bowling Green Bay Ramsar Wetland. Works will include the identification of priority marine debris hotspots and works in the Manbarra cultural heritage site. (Text from Caring for our Country funding - accessed 21 February 2012)
People involved: Sea Turtle Foundation Ltd.
The scope of Reef Check Australia programs will be expanded by undertaking Indigenous volunteer training on Palm Island, new reef health monitoring programs on the Ningaloo Coast and around Fraser Island, cleaning up marine debris in Moreton Bay, delivering volunteer training in reef health monitoring methods and implementing new community participation programs. (Text from Caring for our Country funding - accessed 16 February 2012)
People involved: Reef Check Foundation Ltd