Caring for the coast

Dr Eric Woehler1, Bruce George2 1Birdlife Tasmania, , , 2Friends of the Low Head Penguin Colony Abstract: The Little Penguin colony at Low Head at the mouth of the Tamar River in northern Tasmania has suffered a series of dog...
  • March 6, 2020
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Mr Wayne Walters1 1Perth Nrm, Belmont, Australia Abstract: If your community engagement activity isn’t memorable, will it lead to conservation action? The Adopt A Beach school program in Western Australia aims to create meaningful and memorable coastal education experiences for...
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Mrs Caroline Taylor1, Ms  Shen Mann2, Mrs Kristy Watson1 1Department For Environment And Water, Adelaide, Australia, 2Alexandrina Council, Goolwa, Australia Abstract: The flowering weed Gazania has long been a favourite plant for many coastal gardeners. Mainly as it is drought...
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Mrs Kate Sputore1, Miss  Hannah Gulliver1 1Perth Nrm, Perth, Australia Abstract: Over the past fifteen years funding challenges for NRM groups has seen the rise and demise of many an environmental program. The Perth NRM Coastal and Marine Program –...
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Dr Mark Schultz1, Mr Mac  Hansler1, Ms  Lyndal  Hanson1, Prof John Rolfe2 1GHHP, Tanum Sands, Australia, 2CQU, Rockhampton, Australia Abstract: The Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP) is a forum that brings together representatives of the community, Traditional Owners, government and...
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Ms Vanessa Schernickau1 1Great Ocean Road Coast Committee, Torquay , Australia Abstract: The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee is a State Government body responsible for protecting, enhancing and developing coastal Crown land from Point Impossible to Cumberland River.  We are...
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Mr Simon Rowe1 1OceanWatch Australia, Pyrmont, Australia Abstract: A growing number of Australian community groups are increasingly reporting fishing-related marine debris on our beaches. Not only are these items being collected and catalogued, but they are also front and centre...
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Mr Mark Rodrigue1 1Parks Victoria, Melbourne, Australia Abstract: Since establishment of Victoria’s Marine National Park system in 2002 Parks Victoria and partners have delivered a suite of programs that seek to foster passion and support active community participation for these...
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Ms Angeline Poole1 1Bellarine Catchment Network, Geelong and Bellarine , Australia Abstract: Land managers and facilitators are generally restricted by their limited resources; whether it be time, money or assets. It is extremely beneficial to establish capacity-building partnerships to tap...
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Dr Kristian Peters1, Mr Tony Flaherty1, Dr Ana Redondo Rodriguez2, Dr  Charles James2 1Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges – Department for Environment and Water, Adelaide, Australia, 2South Australian Research and Development Institute, West beach, Australia Abstract: Using coastal...
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