Category Archive: News

CAFNEC editorial, Ecotone articles, general interest

Annual Report 2017

Wow! What a year and my are we proud as punch to present the CAFNEC 2016/17 annual report to you, our beloved members and supporters.  Read the full report – Annual Report 2017  Excerpt: Centre Report – from the President and Director It has been a high energy year both within the organisation and the conservation …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/12/12/annual-report-2017/

Christmas party: Thu 7th December

Dearest members, volunteers, friends, supporters new and old, 2017 is almost done!  Join us on the balcony at Cominos House for one last catch up before the silly season starts.  Drinks available by donation and nibbles provided.  If you’d like to bring a plate to share it would be most welcome but don’t let not …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/11/29/christmas-party-thu-7th-december/

November Ecotone has arrived!

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 November 2017 Features include articles on: CAFNEC’s assessment of the Queensland election, Agile Wallaby crowding, Tree-clearing crisis, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/11/29/november-ecotone-arrived/

Environmental Policy Candidates Forum

The Queensland State election has been called for Saturday 25th of November.. Join us: ‘Environmental Policy Candidates Forum’ Tuesday 14th November Where: Pacific Hotel – Harbour Room, 43 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870 When: 6.00 – 8.00 pm Tuesday 14th November. Extra details: Drinks available to purchase Why: Far North Queensland is home to two World …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/11/08/environmental-policy-candidates-forum/

MangroveWatch Cairns Volunteer Training

    About the training: The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have received funding from the Cairns Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC) and Cairns Regional Council to establish our very own MangroveWatch crew in the Cairns region. As a part of this years Reef Blitz we’re putting on a training day to get …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/10/11/mangrovewatch-cairns-volunteer-training/

Have your say: Cairns Shipping Development Project EIS

Dredging in Cairns is back on the table  Only 24 hrs left to have your say! Make a submission using the form below. Submissions Close 5 pm Friday 25th August. It’s no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is one of the great wonders of our natural world, worthy of our very best endeavours to protect …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/08/24/say-cairns-shipping-development-project-eis/

Green Drinks August

Green Drinks – Friday 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 event …

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

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