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CAFNEC editorial, Ecotone articles, general interest

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 Volunteer Training: October 2017

This training has been and gone – check out the Mangrove Watch Cairns Chapter page for up to date information on the project.    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 …

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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/

CAFNEC Christmas Appeal 2018

There is so much at stake. In Far North Queensland we are already reeling from the impacts of Climate Change: unprecedented coral bleaching and mangrove dieback, record breaking temperatures, mass die offs of endangered mammals like flying foxes and islands being inundated with seawater in the Torres Strait.  We don’t need to tell you this. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/06/16/christmas_appeal/

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/

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: https://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: https://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: https://cafnec.org.au/2017/03/23/make-submission-epbc-controlled-action-reference-no-20167840/