Biodiversity and Conservation

Chelodina rugosaThe wildlife management project aims to improve the knowledge of flora and fauna in the region by informing and educating land managers, local communities and stakeholders to understand and recognise their wildlife and natural assets. The project has funded on-ground works to help protect species such as finches which have undergone declines in recent years. Biodiversity monitoring sites have been established to evaluate the results of the works, as well as to help paint a picture of the region’s ecosystem.
Status: Active
Maintaining and enhancing the biodiversity values prioritised across 44 covenanted nature refuges in Northern Gulf/Cape York including areas adjacent to national parks, Wet Tropics World Heritage and nationally important wetlands.
Status: Active
DAFF BABEnhancing the long term condition and resilience of habitats and landscapes in northern and remote Australia by reducing the impact of weeds of national significance across 76,000 ha by refining and applying techniques to aerially ignite Rubber Vine and other weeds across heavy, light and scattered infestations during the wet season when the risk of wildfire is minimal.
Status: Active
Biodiversity Field TeamThis terrestrial biodiversity survey program provides on-going data collection and collation of field data from the Northern Gulf region. This data will contribute to informing improved conservation management and planning in the region, and play an important role in quantitative assessment of the impacts of threats to biodiversity.
Status: Active
Feral PigsDeveloping a Regional M&E Program that will enable ‘State of the Region’ environmental accounting and reporting.
Status: Active
10 Feb 2017

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the amphibian guide for download.

10 Feb 2017

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the bird guide for download.

10 Feb 2017

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the reptile guide for download.

10 Feb 2017

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group has recently published a series of fauna guides for landholders in the Northern Gulf and Cape York regions. Here is the mammal guide for download.

23 Dec 2016
The Northern Gulf community is invited to apply for grants related to sustainable agriculture and biodiversity. Deadline: 10 Feb 2017. Read more!
24 Sep 2015
Our hot, dry, summertime is on its way
8 Sep 2015
Maintaining and Enhancing Biodiversity Values in Northern Gulf and Cape York Nature Refuges Project. High diversity of declining small and medium sized mammals identified on South Endeavour Nature Refuge
21 Jul 2015
Eleven properties in the upper Gilbert River in the Etheridge Shire of north Queensland have banded together in partnership with Northern Gulf Resource Management Group and Southern Gulf Catchments to tackle environmental and economic weeds of the area
16 Dec 2014
Feral Pig Shoot, Refueling
Northern Gulf coordinated a pig shoot on the Gilbert River to cull in excess of 3,000 ferals over 2 weeks
25 Nov 2014
Demonstration Pig Trap
Northern Gulf provides support to JAMMARR and MRWMG to deliver Feral Pig Control Field Day in Mt Molloy
10 Jan 2011
Enhancing the Biodiversity Values of Nature Refuges
Northern Gulf Resource Management Group (NGRMG) have secured funds to build capacity, develop projects and provide funding to Nature Refuge landholders to enhance and/or maintain the biodiversity values of Nature Refuges in Northern Gulf and Cape York.
Carpentaria Ghost Nets Programme (GhostNets Australia)GhostNets Australia works to reduce the impact of lost fishing nets, operating under a simple philosophy: “saltwater people working together”. Everyone, from ranger to researcher, who cares for the marine environment is a saltwater person and only by working together can we achieve change.
Status: Completed
ANGIC: Carbine-MulliganWorking with Traditional Owner groups to develop capacity, improve knowledge and skills, and support the delivery of their aspirations in land/water/sea management and tradtional culture and knowledge.
Status: Completed