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CAFNEC editorial, Ecotone articles, general interest

Green Drinks August

Green Drinks – Friday 25th August – 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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/08/14/7386/

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/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/08/cafnec-ecofiesta-2017/

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/

Protected: Make a submission on EPBC controlled action: Reference no. 2016/7840

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/03/23/make-submission-epbc-controlled-action-reference-no-20167840/

Protected: Cairns CBD development threatens public places (and bats)

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/03/23/cairns-cbd-development-threatens-public-places-bats/

Boomerang Bags Cairns – Get Involved!

Boomerang Bags – Cairns Chapter When: First Thursday of every month 4.30 – 7.30 pm (next meet up 2nd March) Where: Downstairs of Cominos House 27-27 Greenslopes St North Cairns (the big room under CAFNEC office) What: The Marine Response team are excited to announce we’re starting Boomerang Bags community. Boomerang Bag groups have started up all over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/02/07/boomerang-bags-cairns-get-involved/

Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The Cairns & Far North Environment Centre AGM 2016 Thursday 20th October at 6.30pm Cominos House, 27-29 Greenslopes St, North Cairns It’s not all business though! Please join us for refreshments and good company in the gardens of Cominos House following the meeting.  Agenda: Introductions and apologies Minutes of the 2015 AGM presented for adoption …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/09/06/notice-2016-annual-general-meeting-agm/

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