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1   Link   Noosa Integrated Catchment association
NICA began in 1996, as a community-based steering committee (NRCCC), established to coordinate integrated catchment management of the Noosa River. Our role includes:
(i)Provide a forum for community input and discussion
(ii)Identify and prioritise catchment issues
(iii)Develop and promote the adoption of catchment management strategies and actions by all stakeholders
(iv)Leverage funding to implement, monitor and evaluate such strategies and actions
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2   Link   Sunshine Coast Environment Council
The Sunshine Coast Environment Council plays a crucial role in protecting habitat of threatened species, threatened ecological communities and migratory birds.
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3   Link   Noosa and District Landcare
Noosa and District Landcare aims to promote the value, protection and rehabilitation of the Noosa Biosphere and Sunshine Coast Region, which will provide for a productive and ecologically improved environment for future residents and visitors.
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4   Link   Noosa Parks Association
Noosa Parks Association (NPA) was founded in 1962 and is now Queensland’s oldest community conservation organisation with a membership of over 1100 adults. Thousands of hectares of National Parks that surround Noosa are direct proof of the Association’s hard work over the decades.
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5   Link   Coolum District Coastcare
The formation of this group came about after the December 1997 Coast Care Conference at Landsborough, held for environment groups in South-East Queensland, to protect the natural environment of Coolum/Yaroomba.

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Community Volunteers

A key feature of MangroveWatch is its close partnership between community volunteers and scientists from the James Cook University’s Mangrove Hub. Together they are systematically recording basic data as video and still imagery for assessments of estuarine habitat health.

Armed with expert support, training and advice, MangroveWatch volunteers in key regions are actively contributing to the monitoring of local estuaries and shorelines. An important goal in this phase of the program is to develop a network of like minded groups with the aim of producing public documents that describe important issues affecting local estuaries and mangroves, and their overall health.

Getting Involved

If you would like to find out more about us or if you like to initiate your own MangroveWatch group within your area, please contact someone at the Mangrove Hub. We will be happy to help.

  • Mangrove Hub Facilitator
  • Dr Norm Duke
  • MangroveWatch Ltd
    ABN: 44 153 297 771
  • PO Box 1250,
  • Elanora Q 4221
  • Mangrove Hub Email

Mangrove Watch Brochure

You can download our fact and information sheet (see link below) to get more information about the MangroveWatch programs.

Mangrove Watch Brochure