A combined Townsville Council, State Government, Commonwealth and
community based initiative to maintain and enhance our waterways in the
coastal dry tropics.

Increasing Community Engagement in Townsville Coastal Catchments for Biodiversity Project
Funded by the Australian Government's Caring for our Country program.

2011 Sub Projects

Project Chronology

Activities and Events

Bluewater Creek | Bohle Northshore | Bohle Riparian | Bohle Wetland | Clemant Wetlands | Cocoa Creek | Community Nurseries | Creekwatch | Cungulla Foreshore | Cungulla Wetland | GBR Habitat | Geoffrey and Alma Bay | Horseshoe Bay Habitat | Horseshoe Bay School | M.I. Weed Awareness | Mundy Creek | Nelly Bay Catchment | Nelly Bay Turtle | Northern Beaches | Oak Valley Finch | Paluma Catchment | Petersen Creek | Rainforest Birds Book | Ross River | Rowes Bay Foreshore | Rowes Bay Wetlands | Saunders Beach | Toomulla Foreshore | Town Common Bike TrailTown Common Concept | Town Common Volunteers | Townsville Planning Scheme

Activities and Events

Activities and Events for Mundy Creek

10.30 am - 12.30pm  
Signwriting and design  (General Access) until 10 December 2012 -  with Dylan and Shane
5.00 - 7.00 pm
Arts Inc workshops  (General Access)  until 30 November 2012 - with Shane, Rachel and Russell

Fridays: every week until 30 November 2012.
10.30am - 12.30pm  
Design and Screenprinting (Youth Justice & Stagpole Street Rehab clients only) - with Karen and Denise
1.00 - 2.30 pm
Screenprinting & Sculpture  (Flexible learning Centre students and general access) - with Karen and Denise

ON SITE / Mundy Creek Footbridge: November 2, 2012  - WORKSHOP 1
8.30am - 12.30pm
Weeding & land management  (General access) - with John Gunn

10 to 14 December 2012

CVA led volunteers working on foreshore and waterway habitat management on Magnetic Island.
Sites include: Horseshoe Bay wetlands, Nelly Bay catchment and Butler Creek (Picnic Bay).

29 October to 2 November 2012

CVA led
 volunteers working on foreshore and waterway habitat management on Magnetic Island.
Sites include: Horseshoe Bay wetlands and Nelly Bay catchment i.e. Gustav Creek, unnamed creek and Nelly Bay foreshore.

14 October 2012

Official opening of Under the Radar mountain bike trail at Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station car park.
More info at www.rockwheelers.com.au

13 October 2012

Conservation Volunteers Australia and NQ Dry Tropics are celebrating 
World Animals Day at the Bohle River wetlands. Tree planting (9am to 11am) and animal handling (11am to 12).
BBQ (11.30am to 12.30pm).  Transport to the site available.
Download Brochure here.

8-12 October 2012

CVA led
 volunteers working on foreshore and waterway habitat management on Magnetic Island.
Sites include: Horseshoe Bay wetlands, Gustav Creek and Nelly Bay foreshore.

6 October 2012

Community Information Day
Protecting the Nelly Bay turtle habitat
from 10.30am at Base Backpackers

What: Creekwatch Community Day  (brochure download)
Who: Townsville Conservation Volunteers
When: Wednesday, 11 April, 2012
Where: Cnr. Mather St and ingham Rd
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
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What:  Tree planting day at Goondaloo Creek  (brochure download)

Who:  Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare
When:  Saturday, 3 March, 2012 
Where:  Goondaloo Creek, Discovery Drive, Douglas
Time:  8am to 10am

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What:  Celebrate the Sea Festival for Clean Up Australia Day
(brochure download)

Who:  NQ Dry Tropics and friends
When:  Sunday, 4 March, 2012 
Where:  Walter Nesbit Park (Pallarenda)
Time:  8am to 10am



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General Interest

What: Coastal Management Zones Dune Rehab Training
Who: Dr Greg Calvert
When: Friday 2nd December 2011
Where: DERM Offices - Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
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General Interest
What: Invasive Weeds Workshop
Who: Brought to you by NQ Dry Tropics
When: Saturday 25 September, 2011
Where: 189 Chisholm Trail, Oak Valley
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Magnetic Island Weed Awareness
What: BioBlitz
Who: Brought to you by Magnetic Island Community Development Association
When: Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September, 2011
Where: Magnetic Island
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What: Creekwatch Community Day
Who: Brought to you by Conservation Volunteers Australia
When: Saturday 22 October, 2011
Where: Fairfield Waters
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General Interest

What: Eco Fiesta and Smart Lifestyle Expo
Who: Brought to you by Townsville City Council
When: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June, 2011
Where: Queens Gardens, North Ward
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