Category Archive: Marine Response Team

REEF HOUR @ Pt Douglas

The Great Barrier Reef and the future of reef tourism. Your reef – your jobs – your future An invitation to tourism operators, crew, divers, tourists and others with an interest in the future of the GBR and tourism Short presentations from  Mayor of Douglas Shire Julia Leu, tourism professionals and environmental experts and a …

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Reef Hour @ Salt House

Reef Hour The Great Barrier Reef and the future of reef tourism. Your reef – your jobs – your future An invitation to tourism operators, crew, divers and others with an interest in the future of the GBR and tourism. Short presentations from tourism professionals and environmental experts and a chance for informal discussions with …

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Community forum on Cairns dredging a resounding success

A great turn out, expert speakers, dozens of committed volunteers and a hot topic – all the ingredients for a highly successful event. CAFNEC would like to thank the speakers and panellists on the night who spoke passionately, clearly and informatively to a full house on a range of topics related to the proposed port …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/09/25/community-forum-cairns-dredging-resounding-success/

Community forum on Cairns Port Dredging Announced

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have today announced the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging. When: 24th September 2014, 6:30 pm start Where: Cairns Choral Society hall, 31-33 Greenslopes Street, North Cairns. What: Presentations and panel discussion from tourism and local industry representatives, leading scientists and environmental experts. Presentations, Q&A, light …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/08/16/community-forum-cairns-port-dredging-announced/

Win Great Prizes! CAFNEC Marine Response Team community raffle

You chance to win some great reef trip prizes and support the work of the CAFNEC Marine Response Team volunteer group. Please help us to help protect our marine environment by supporting our community raffle. Why not grab a book of tickets and sell them to your friends, workmates and family. An easy way to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/08/07/win-great-prizes-cafnec-marine-response-team-community-raffle/

How much do you know about the dredging proposal for Cairns Port? – Short video to share

The CAFNEC Marine Response Team volunteers have produced a new short video highlighting the need for more community education regarding the proposed dredging of Cairns Port. How much do you know about the proposal to dredge over 5 million cubic meteres of potentially toxic mud from Cairns Port in Trinity Inlet? Find out more at: http://cafnec.org.au/what-we-do/marine-conservation/trinity-inlet/ and …

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Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet event wrap up.

On April 6th 2014 the Cairns and Far North Community came together to express their concern with proposals to dredge to expand Cairns Port, and other dredging / port expansions along the Queensland coast. This highly successful event was attended by a broad range of community members and featured talks from Bob Irwin, Josh Coates, …

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Marine Response Team Meeting #3

Marine Response Team meeting. Let’s make this the biggest one yet! We have started to build some real momentum in the team to date – this meeting will be about getting as many of us together as possible, consolidating our work so far and planning for the upcoming ‘silly season’. We will be briefing, reporting …

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Marine Response Team – 2nd introduction meeting

Following on from the success of our first meeting we will be running a second introduction and team planning session: When: Tuesday 15th October, 6pm. Where: Upstairs at CAFNEC, Cominos House  27 Greenslopes (corner of Greenslopes & Little Street), Cairns North. More information: marine@cafnec.org.au All welcome, please spread the word and bring a friend or …

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