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CAFNEC editorial, Ecotone articles, general interest

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/

Tree Clearing Laws (Qld)

Public Forums – Cairns and Mareeba CAFNEC, EDO NQ and ACF would like to invite all members of the public to attend one of the public forums being held in both Cairns and Mareeba to ask questions about, and hear the case for supporting, the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016. WHEN:  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/05/23/tree-clearing-laws-qld/

Yellow Crazy Ants – Queensland E-Petition

Without urgent action a horror story will unfold in and around this unique World Heritage Area. Yellow crazy ants have breached the boundary of the  Wet Tropics World Heritage Area – internationally recognised as the world’s second most irreplaceable natural World Heritage site – Queenslanders, tell your elected members you want support for the eradication …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/05/20/yellow-crazy-ants-queensland-e-petition/

WET TROPICS DISCOVERIES – SEA TO SUMMIT 23 APRIL

Join CAFNEC and the Wet tropics Management Authority at the Cairns Botanic Gardens as some of the region’s eminent scientists and ecologists present new plant discoveries and ornithological data from our mangroves and shores to our mountains. Date: Saturday 23 April 2016 Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Talks and presenters: 1. Amazing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/04/15/wet-tropics-discoveries-sea-summit-23-april/

Easter Holiday Bat Chats

Bat Chats is an informal guided tour of the vulnerable Spectacled Flying Fox roost outside Cairns City Library and vicinity. People will learn about how the Spectacled Flying Fox is a “keystone species” which has a key role in seed dispersal around the region. Watch the evening ‘fly-out’! Time: 5:30pm – 6.30pm Where: Corner of Aplin St …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/03/30/easter-holiday-bat-chats/

Cairns Premiere of ‘Black Hole’ documentary

“Every Australian should see this film” – Bob Brown We invite you to Cairns’ ONLY SCREENING of ‘Black Hole’ – a documentary telling the story of the struggle against Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine in the Leard State Forest in NSW. Told in a collective narrative of first person accounts with characters that thread throughout the film (including CAFNEC’s own Marine Response …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/11/10/cairns-premiere-of-black-hole-documentary/

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