A healthy environment supports our region’s wildlife.
Land for Wildlife is a free program for landowners. It helps them create habitats for wildlife on their property.
The program supports landowners with:
- access to a Land for Wildlife officer
- the opportunity to learn about native plants, wildlife and ecosystems
- articles, how-to guides and workshops on how to manage weeds and pests
- advice on how to restore damaged land
- advice on how to improve the water quality of creeks and rivers
- advice on how to create wildlife corridors
Field walk on a local property restoring Of Concern and Endangered Regional Ecosystem
When: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Visit a local property owned by the Eaton family since the World War 2 Soldier Settlement Scheme. Learn a little local history and enjoy a field walk with local plant guru Marc Russell. This is an excellent opportunity to learn native plant identification. The landowner has identified and tagged plant species along the walk and compiled a register of these plants to allow for easy identification.
Field Camera Monitoring workshop
When: Saturday 12th November 2022
Learn the tricks of the trade about using motion sensor cameras to capture wildlife activity on your property. This workshop will be led by Councils highly experienced animal ecologist. The workshop will build the capacity of landowners to effectively set up field cameras to capture wildlife presence and behaviour.
If you would like to register your interest in attending an upcoming event, please contact councils Environment Officer on Environment@gympie.qld.gov.au.
How do I get involved?
Useful links and resources
Download the Land for Wildlife brochure
Visit the Land for Wildlife (SEQ) website