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SLCMA continues to provide support to our local schools, offering technical advice and plants for onground projects as well as assisting teachers and students with resources and information. SLCMA has received funding from Mackay Regional Council, Natural Environment Program through the Landcare Support Project which gives SLCMA the foundation to provide 10 days support to local schools per year.

Some highlights of the 2015/16 year include:
 Sarina State High School: planting activities, water studies at Plane Creek and Middle Creek Dam
 Swayneville Primary School: Judging Sunflower growing competition and provision of prizes
 Lee St Kindy: Planning and planting with students for Schools Tree Day
 Alligator Creek School: Reveg area weed identification and native plant identification, provision of LFW information, plant propagation for under 8’s day
 Kids College Sarina: Plant identification and wildlife carer information
 C&K Hoey Street: presentation of Ecology Talks
 Sarina Primary School: provision of information for potential environmental based activities
 Sarina Kindy: Provision of native s and planting advice
 Loaning of school resource kits: Macro-invertebrate identification, ―River Story (catchment management) and water quality sampling kits have been well utilised throughout the year by local schools.

Monitoring Organisation Sarina Landcare Catchment Management Association Inc.

Name Saskia von Fahland

Phone 07 4956 1388

Email coordinator@sarinalandcare.org.au

Position in organisation Coordinator

Activity Type educational initiatives (e.g. schools programs, community initiatives)

Activity Indicators water quality in freshwater river basins

Activity location Plane catchment

Frequency of monitoring

Monitoring Start Date 01/07/2015

30/06/2016

Location of monitoring data

Date quality / confidence

Collaborators Mackay Regional Council

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