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Hay Point Foreshore is a stretch of quiet, sandy beach and luxuriant vegetation overlooking the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea. It is also a critically-endangered “beach scrub” habitat, a remnant of vine forests on coastal sands which once stretched all along the Mackay region’s coastline. Home to many native plants, butterflies, birds and reptiles, it has suffered badly from past clearing and invasion by exotic species and is in need of some tender care to restore it to its former glory.

Activities include planting native plants propogated in the nearby school nursery, maintaing existing plantings and of course some hard yakka handweeding

Monitoring Organisation Conservation Volunteers Australia

Name Skye Salisbury-Briggs

Phone 07 4951 0933

Email ssalisburybriggs@cva.org.au

Position in organisation Volunteer Engagement Officer

Activity Type land management (e.g. revegetation, pest and weed management)

Activity Indicators

Activity location Plane catchment

Frequency of monitoring

Monitoring Start Date 01/06/2007

01/06/2018

Location of monitoring data

Date quality / confidence

Website URL http://conservationvolunteers.com.au/

Collaborators BMA

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