Plastic Free July Green Drinks – Special event!

Plastic Free July Green Drinks – Special event! 28th July – 5.00 til 7.00 pm Cairns and Far North Environment Centre  27-29 Greenslopes St North Cairns    This month we’re shaking up Cairns Green Drinks into a Plastic Free July special event not to be missed!   We’ll be running the usual Green Drinks agenda (free …

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Meet-a-Minister Workshop

Have you requested a meeting with a Minister to discuss environmental issues when parliament sits in Cairns 10-14th July 2017? Want some tips or advice on what to expect and how to make the most of the meeting? We will be holding an informal workshop this Thursday 6th July from 4:30-6pm at Cominos House. If you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/07/03/meet-minister-workshop/

Donate this EOFY to help power a new wave of environmental advocacy in FNQ

Do you remember when… All we wanted to do was protect the places we love because they were simply amazing? We just had to show everyone how amazing they were. In doing so, we secured World Heritage Areas and National Parks, essential habitat mapping, the Directory of Important Wetlands, threatened species listings, marine parks, environmental …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/16/donate-eofy-help-power-new-wave-environmental-advocacy-fnq/

Plastic Free July 2017

  Plastic in the ocean is estimated to outweigh fish by 2050. Get your friends and family to sponsor you to go plastic free this July. Raise awareness, create change in your circle of influence and help raise money for the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre. Say NO to all single-use plastic items, just the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/12/plastic-free-july-2017/

Stop Adani Rally – June 18!

Everyone must come: Stop Adani Rally June 18! Rally your rellys, friends and neighbours to send a message loud and clear that here in FNQ we are ready to #StopAdani! Join Stop Adani Cains on Sunday 18 June 3pm for an afternoon of music, speeches and action. Let’s all come together at Fogarty Park to to call on the Federal Government not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/09/stop-adani-rally-june-18/

A Plastic Ocean: 2nd Cairns Screening

Cairns and Far North Environment Centre, No Waste, No Worries, Tangaroa Blue Foundation, Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre and The Junk Weavers Inc. are teaming up to bring you a second screening of “A PLASTIC OCEAN” after our sold out session in March! A Plastic Ocean is an award winning film about the impact of plastic …

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CAFNEC at EcoFiesta 2017

CAFNEC at EcoFiesta 2017 Check out our Cairns and Far North Environment Centre video from Cairns ECOfiesta 2017. We talked about Plastic Free July FNQ 2017, Boomerang Bags, the Wet Tropics Plan Review and out latest Ecotone amongst other things AND held workshops to make your own beeswax wraps, and screen printing to give recycled …

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Ecotone: May Issue

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 second issue for 2017: Ecotone May 2017 Features include articles on: Our Reef and Adani, Plastic Free July, the Esplanade’s migratory birds, Jack …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/04/ecotone-may-issue/

June Green Drinks

Green Drinks – 30 June – 5.00 til 6.30 pm Cairns and Far North Environment Centre  27-29 Greenslopes St North Cairns  Networking and socialising for our environment – Bringing together a lively mix of people in the environment/conservation/sustainability realm of FNQ from local conservation groups to NGOs, academia, government and business. Register Join the Facebook event …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/04/june-green-drinks/

Contribute to the Conservation Sector Submission – Wet Tropics Plan Review

The Wet Tropics Management Authority (WTMA) is currently reviewing the Wet Tropics Management Plan (WTMP) 1998.  The Plan regulates activities within the Wet Tropics area which may have an impact on its World Heritage values and integrity. These activities are primarily those which may affect its ecosystems, vegetation, soils, waterways and scenic values. If individuals …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/05/18/contribute-conservation-sector-submission-wet-tropics-plan-review/

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