CCC’s achievements 2021-2022

What a year of turmoil and conservation success” Our amazing coordinators, Coral and Katlin, along with the talented management committee and our wonderful members have really made CCC a ‘voice for the environment’ over the last year. Here is a summary of just some of the activities and achievements:

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Causeway Lake dredging comes at an enormous environmental cost

This week, Livingstone Shire Council released the results of a community survey about the proposed dredging and development of Causeway Lake. The results indicate that the lake’s recreational users are generally supportive of the revitalisation of the lake, but not everyone thinks it is a good idea. Capricorn Conservation Council recently reviewed the Causeway Lake…

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Great news for Mt Etna ghost bats

Environment Minister to the rescue of the Mt Etna ghost bats  Queensland Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon has come to the rescue of a critically endangered population of ghost bats at Mt Etna, announcing $125,000 in funding to develop a Recovery Action Plan and improve their local foraging habitat.  This funding couldn’t have been more urgent,…

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National Threatened Species Week

We live in a part of Queensland, straddling the Tropic of Capricorn, that is abundant with natural beauty. Being National Threatened Species Day this week, it is important to take the time to be aware of significant ecosystems that surround us, and the threats that species in these areas currently face. Environmental groups such as…

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