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Written by Mangrove Hub Thursday, 28 June 2012 08:30

The Barron Delta Mangrove Protection Campaign

From Beaches and Valleys, Freshwater, Qld 20 June 2012

The Barron Delta Mangrove Protection Campaign has been established by locals in response to the proposed expansion of Cairns Airport. The Cairns Airport Draft Land Use Plan incorporates a second parallel runway a shopping centre and a mixed aviation zone, which could require up to 100 hectares of wetlands to be cleared.

Read the full article Fighting for Mangroves


Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 08:29 Written by Mangrove Hub Thursday, 28 June 2012 00:00

Mangrove Watch Bremner Road Saltmarsh Restoration

Mangrove Watch Director, Jock Mackenzie describes the Bremner Road saltmarsh restoration project undertaken with partners WetlandCare Australia and the Redcliffe Environmental Forum. Saltmarsh is important for fisheries, water quality and carbon sequestration.


Last Updated on Sunday, 24 June 2012 20:05 Written by Mangrove Hub Sunday, 24 June 2012 20:02

Bremner Road Saltmarsh Rehabilitation Project

The Redcliffe Environmental Forum with its project partner, WetlandCare Australia is aiming to rehabilitate a saltmarsh area associated with Saltwater Creek and Hays Inlet. Under the guidance of the "Mangrove Watch" hub from James Cook University the project aims to restore the ecological function of the area. In this video Cheryl Bolzenius from WetlandCare Australia outlines the scope of the project which includes a team of 27 volunteers including high school teachers, scientists and members of the community who are working together to deliver a comprehensive monitoring program in support of the rehabilitation project. The scheme is supported by the Australian Government through its "Caring for our Country" program and the Moreton Bay Regional Council.


Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2012 08:48 Written by Mangrove Hub Monday, 21 May 2012 08:38

Tanks Arts Centre invites you to the official launch of



Julie McEnerny’s Offshoots series continues at Tanks Arts Centre in 2012, with an outstanding collection of botanical drawings and mixed media works, exploring the intriguing world of the mangrove forest. Artist’s talk on the night.

Norm Duke will be guest speaker at the launch of this event on 1 June.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:33 Written by Mangrove Hub Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:27

Mangrove Watch on Totally Wild

If you missed the most recent episode of Totally Wild on April 30 Featuring Norm Duke and Jock MacKenzie, then you can watch it on line.

Click here to link to Channel 10 and select "Totally Wild S2 Ep, 68 (3/3)" from the list of TV shows and enjoy.


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Australia's Mangroves - the book

The authoritative guide to Australia’s mangrove plants.

Author: Norm Duke, Design & Layout: Diana Kleine. To see more details of this book - click on the link below

Australia's Mangroves - the book

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