Make a Submission: Spectacled Flying Fox Dispersal

Send your statement to the Federal Government EPBC Referrals Gateway using the form below to oppose the dispersal of Spectacled Flying Foxes at Cairns Library The due date for submissions is Monday 29th April 2019.  Fill in your details and send off the form below as is, or make changes to it as you please. We’ve …

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Spectacled Flying Fox Vigil **Change the date**

  Please join us to pay tribute to the 23,000 spectacled flying foxes that lost their lives in the unprecedented heatwave in November. In a peaceful vigil we will solemnly thank those lost for the work that they did in pollinating our plants and seeding the Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest. We will promise those …

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Have your say: Wet Tropics Management Plan Review, Phase 2

Have your say: Wet Tropics Management Plan Review  Phase 2 | Conservation Sector Workshop Saturday 6th April 10am – 2pm at 63 Anderson St Manunda Are you passionate about the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and want your opinion on its management heard? We need your input to help inform a conservation sector response.  As part of a …

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Sign up: Climate Election

Let’s make this the Climate Election! In order to make our Reef and climate the number one election issue, we’re going to have thousands of powerful conversations with voters on doorsteps in 6 marginal suburbs around Cairns between now until the federal election in May. Can you join us?  Each suburb has a volunteer Team Leader. …

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Climate Election Launch

The federal election is fast approaching. The future of our climate hangs in the balance. In May, Australians will head to the polls and determine our future: it is time for Australia get real and take strong action to mitigate Climate Change. There is so much at stake.  In Far North Queensland we are already reeling …

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Ecotone February 2019 – All New Layout!

Ecotone is our quarterly magazine. Our members receive an annual subscription to Ecotone – a great way to keep up to date with the latest issues and find out about upcoming events. Check out the latest edition: Ecotone March 2019 Note from the editor on this issue: “Welcome to our first edition for 2019! Another …

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Take Action: Queensland faces economic and ecological disaster without yellow crazy ant funding

Many of you will remember taking action to secure funding for Yellow Crazy Ant eradication back in 2016. Infestations of these ants had formed in and around the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Highly invasive in nature, these ants signalled devastating impacts on biodiversity, business and backyards, threatening the environmental, economic and social values of life …

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CAFNEC Christmas Appeal 2018

There is so much at stake. In Far North Queensland we are already reeling from the impacts of Climate Change: unprecedented coral bleaching and mangrove dieback, record breaking temperatures, mass die offs of endangered mammals like flying foxes and islands being inundated with seawater in the Torres Strait.  We don’t need to tell you this. …

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Save your drink containers for CAFNEC!

📢 Donate your drink containers and HELP CAFNEC! 📢 On the 1st of November the Containers for Change QLD scheme began. This means most beverage containers now have a 10c value that can be redeemed by taking your containers to a depot.  CAFNEC is excited to announce we have signed up as a registered charity that you can donate …

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Flying Foxes need your help!

URGENT: You may have seen hundreds of flying foxes dying as a result of the record breaking temperatures in Cairns this week. Carers are working around the clock. Sound familiar? It is. We were in this same situation one year ago losing majority of pups from the Cairns CBD camp from other stressors. We are …

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