Landcare community info day next Sunday
WHITSUNDAY Catchment Landcare (WCL) is holding a Community Information Day at Coral Esplanade on Sunday, September 8 from 9amnoon. WCL co-ordinator Jacquie Sheils said everyone was welcome to go along to learn about WCL’s upcoming community project, restoring coastal habitat at Coral Esplanade.
The aim of the project is to remove weeds and rubbish and plant native coastal species. This will beautify the beach and restore the coastal vegetation at the end of Cannonvale Beach, restoring valuable habitat for native plant and animal species.
Volunteers will find out which weeds need removing, what species they should be planting and learn about fascinating local species such as the unique Whitsunday Bottle Tree.
They can take guided walks through the site with Landcare officer Steve Booth.
People can also bring along pictures of weeds that they want to have identified and get infor- mation on how to control them.
There will also be a free barbecue.
The community day will be held at Coral Esplanade, under the trees at the northern end of the beach.
This project is funded by a Queensland Government Everyone’s Environment Grant, with the support of Whitsunday Regional Council.
For more information call Jacquie Sheils on 4945 0267 or 0408 187 944.
NATIVE TREES: Whitsunday Catchment Landcare officer Steve Booth stands next to a Whitsunday Bottle Tree on Coral Esplanade. WCL are holding a community information day next Sunday at Coral Esplanade and everyone is welcome to come along and learn more about native plants.