- Healthy Habitats
Healthy Habitats projects are aimed at protecting the assets we have in the Burnett by reducing the threats and highlighting the values of the threatened species and ecosystems that exist within our region.
New Healthy Habitats funding for 2012-13 has CLOSED
Where is Healthy Habitats investment for 2012-13?
BCCA are partners with Burnett Mary Regional Group to create and fund projects that will specifically protect and enhance native vegetation that is considered by be either brigalow belah or semi-evergreen vine thicket in the western Burnett area. There is also interest in finding project in the Cadarga and eastern Auburn regions as well as the Mt Walsh region, as they are home to many threatened plants and animals. Contact us for more information about where investment will be made.
What activities does Healthy Habitats fund?
The major threats to our regions assets are typically weed and pest infestations outcompeting the natives, grazing stock trampling on new growth and erosion washing away new seeds. So Healthy Habitats funds are available for:
- WoNS management where they are a threat to the above ecosystems or species habitat
- Wild pig control where they are a threat to the above ecosystems or species habitat
- Rabbit control where they are a threat to the above ecosystems or species habitat
- Fire management infrastructure such as fire-breaks
- Cattle exclusion fences