More than half of the cull quota this year up to 1406 eastern grey kangaroos is for ACT managed Googong Foreshores across the NSW border.
The 12 sites to be closed for the conservation cull are Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve, Mount Majura Nature Reserve and adjacent territory land, Kama Nature Reserve, Mount Painter Nature Reserve and adjacent territory land, The Pinnacle Nature Reserve and adjacent unleased land, Mount Mugga Mugga Nature Reserve, Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserves, Callum Brae Nature Reserve, East Jerrabomberra Grasslands, West Jerrabomberra Nature Reserve, and Googong Foreshores.
Located at the mouths of the Mersey and Dee estuaries, the new Mersey Narrows and Wirral Foreshore
SPA and Ramsar site is home to internationally important populations of knot, bar-tailed godwit, little gull and common tern and regularly supports over 20,000 waders and wildfowl in winter.
With the help of some twenty-odd volunteers--who were asked to collect and then identify anything that caught their attention--they systematically scoured the foreshores in the first phase of the Tate Thames Dig, an ambitious project culminating in the exhibition currently on view at the Tate's Art Now room.
The general atmosphere of the project, with its communal and pedagogical aspects, exudes much less pessimism than do recent works: Kids searching for treasures on the foreshores of a river is not such a sinister business.
The Minister said this year's projects included foreshore restoration works, revegetation, weed and erosion control and river wall construction, as well as funding for long-term plans to protect foreshores.
The City of Perth will receive more than $500,000 to control erosion along the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre foreshore.
As a result, foreshores have been stabilised, degraded sites revegetated, valuable infrastructure protected and, importantly, river users are enjoying improved access and safety.
Applications for grants that focus on foreshore restoration projects on the banks of the Swan and Canning rivers are now open.
8 million to protect Port Phillip Bays beaches and foreshores
from erosion, and increase the amount of open beach space available to the public.
The State Government has affirmed formal Expressions Of Interest (EOI) would be sought before a prime piece of Port Macquarie's foreshores
is sold off.
River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores
Funds will be shared by seven local councils managing foreshores
to rebuild collapsed river walls, control invasive weeds, stabilise riverbanks and revegetate foreshore
areas across nine sites in the riverpark.