Cape York Natural Resource Management
Catalogued Resources on Cape York NRM Maps & Data
This is one of four factsheets which form part of a joint project included in the 2013-2016 Queensland Regional Investment Program. They provide information about the landform, vegetation, grasses, geology, descrpition and characteristics of different soil types. The focus of this factsheet is on coastal soils and the vegetation which is accustomed to these soil types.
|2016-01||Black, grey, and brown cracking clay soils||
This is one of four factsheets which form part of a joint project included in the 2013-2016 Queensland Regional Investment Program. They provide information about the landform, vegetation, grasses, geology, descrpition and characteristics of different soil types. This factsheet looks soley at black, brown, and grey cracking clay soils as well as the vegetation, grass types and land use and management recommendations associated with them.
|2016-01||Earthy sands - Darwin Stringybark woodland||
This is one of four factsheets which form part of a joint project included in the 2013-2016 Queensland Regional Investment Program. They provide information about the landform, vegetation, grasses, geology, descrpition and characteristics of different soil types. Earthy sands and environments where these are found is the primary focus of this factsheet.
|2015-12||Controlling Calotrope in Lakeland through Partnerships||
Calotrope (Calotrope procera) was introduced to Australia as an ornamental plant. Although it is not currently a declared species under Queensland legislation, its control in Cook Shire is a priority.
In November 2015, Cape York NRM partnered with Cook Shire Council and workers from Kureen Farming at Lakeland, to control an infestation of this weed along the Peninsula Development Road west of Lakeland.
|2015-12||Healthy Country 25: People and Partnerships||
Issue 25 reflects on another successful year of natural resource management on Cape York and celebrates our partnerships.
|2015-11||Cape York NRM Annual Community Report 2014-2015||
The Cape York NRM Annual Community Report gives an overview of where natural resource management funds were directed during the 2014-2015 financial year.
|2015-10||Healthy Country 24: Wetlands and Water Quality||
Water on Cape York is a highly valued natural resource. This newsletter highlights some of the ways that people on Cape York are taking care of it.
|2015-06||Cape York Natural Resource Management - Annual community report: 2014-2015||
This was the fifth annual community report released by Cape York Natural Resource Managment. The 2014-2015 time period saw the organisation mature, delivering on all of it's Regional Investment Strategy priorities. The organisation also secured more than $4 million in Natural Resource Management funding for the Cape York region and announced that they would distribute $462 838 across 16 organisations for Cape York land and sea management projects that are part of the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme. Despite aspects of change and uncertainty in the then future, Cape York Natural Resource Management continued to build on successful community engagement, partnership and delivery. Changes to the business model were made by employing specialist staff to expand on property level planning while still mainting one of the Nation's highest levels of investment. The annual report is further compacted from it's predecessors including only a Chariman's report, CEO's report, Board report, Operations Report, and Community Financial Report.
|2015-05||Uptake of climate change adaptation pathways and opportunities into Wet Tropics Cluster NRM Plans||
This document was designed to capture progress in the planning and discussion of adaptation measures to climate change and explain underlying ideas about how knowledge sharing can support adaptation in all industries. The results section of this report contains information regarding knowlesge brokering activities and an overview of progress in each NRM region gathered from interview and documentary. This report ultimately provides an overview of the research methods, a summary of activities undertaken and preliminary results about adaptation to climate [then] change to date (May 2015).
|2015-05||Healthy Country 22: Our Fragile Soils||
The Cape York landscape is grounded with ancient and fragile soils, which require careful management to ensure long term health of the land and to maintain our water quality across Cape York for the generations to come. This issue of Healthy Country newsletter focuses on some of the work being undertaken across Cape York to Care for our soils.