Wildlife Habitat Restoration on Fisherman Island
Port of Brisbane, QLD

Port of Brisbane, QLD
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Departs from:
333 Bennetts Road Norman Park 4170 QLD
ph:+617 33995761
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Weed surveys conducted by Natural Solutions Environmental Consultants at Lucinda Lake revealed that over time the abundance and distribution of native species gradually declined while the abundance and distribution of weed species increased. Over 20 individual project days, CVA will perform a targeted and focused eradication of weeds on the eastern (1.2ha) and western (1.4ha) sides of the lake, totalling 2.6ha. Newly weeded areas will be replaced with native grasses to prevent weeds from re-establishing and to provide appropriate habitat for wildlife. Areas no bigger than 0.3ha will be weeded at one time and will be planted immediately afterwards (the following day) to prevent clearing all vegetation which would expose wildlife and leave them vulnerable to predation. A total of 1000 native grasses will be planted. Each weeding day, CVA will deploy cane toadpole traps in the morning and set up camera traps in the afternoon. The traps and camera will remain overnight and be collected and counted the following planting day. All collected toad data will be provided to UQ for further research and all collected wildlife data will be provided to land managers (B4C).

The project has two meeting points.

Volunteers requiring transport must meet at 333 Bennetts Road @ 7:50am. Returning @ ~3:00pm

Volunteers with own transport can meet us at the project site @ 8:40am (first left on Whimbrel St Port of Brisbane).

Please be sure to wear sturdy enclosed shoes at a minimum. Don't forget to bring your lunch and plenty of water!

**If you have any trouble booking on to this project (including fully booked projects) please email our Brisbane Office on brisbane@cva.org.au or give us a call on (07) 3399 5761 and we will manually register you. We apologise for any inconvenience!**

To contact the Team Leader on the day please call 0417 291 236.

**Coronavirus (COVID-19)**

Please be advised upcoming projects are being assessed in line with best practice around preventing the spread of the COVID-19 Virus. Our priority is the health of volunteers, our staff and the general public. Projects may still be open to sign onto but please be advised that they may be cancelled, especially those in the immediate future.

If you have;

  • flu symptoms,
  • have travelled internationally and are under the 14 day quarantine period,
  • been in close contact with a confirmed case,
  • are considered vulnerable to COVID-19 virus,

please reconsider joining our projects at this time.

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17th April 2020
Note: This project is fully booked.
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18th April 2020
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Fully booked

15th to 16th May 2020
Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
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Contact us

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Norman Park office on +617 33995761 or email brisbane@cva.org.au