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This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Pioneer Catchment & Landcare Group is supported by Mackay Regional Council through the Natural Environment Levy and Reef Catchments (Mackay Whitsunday Isaac) Limited.

Reef Catchments Mackay Regional Council

Green Corps teams (Various years - )

Main proponent:     Greening Australia, Conservation Volunteers Australia
Cash funding:   Commonwealth Government
Other proponents:  
In kind funding:   Mackay Regional Council, Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday Isaac Limited.

Project outline:

Project achievements and outcomes:

PCL has hosted numerous Green Corps teams, engaging them with a variety of projects. 

Outcomes achieved through hosting Green Corps teams include:

-      Habitat restoration, water monitoring and fishways at the Gooseponds;   

-       Construction of a small waterway at the Natural Environment Centre, and project planning for a walkway behind the Centre; and

-       Weed control and tree planting at Homebush Bridge.     

Green Corps gives young people the opportunity to participate in projects designed to preserve and restore Australia's natural environment and heritage. 

Team constructing a pond at Natural Environment Centre

Homebush bridge site, where revegetation works helped stabilise the bank under the new bridge