PCL works with kindergartens, primary and secondary schools to support and extend school programs and offer hands on experiences to children. During 2015/16 schools engaged include; Mirani State School, St. Francis Xavier, Slade Point State School, Whitsunday Anglican School, Beaconsfield State School, Mackay Kindy & Preschool, Mackay State High School, and Petit Early Learning Journey Marian.

Funding through the Landcare Support project has allowed PCL to assist teachers who are passionate about environmental awareness. This includes delivering programmes and field days for their schools. Activities include plant selection and recommendations for native plants, facilitating tree plantings on site, beach clean‐ups and provision of educational materials.

Monitoring Organisation Pioneer Catchment Landcare

Name Melissa Spalding

Phone 4944 1979


Position in organisation Project Officer

Activity Type

Activity Indicators water quality in freshwater river basins

Activity location O'Connell catchment, Pioneer catchment, Plane catchment

Frequency of monitoring

Monitoring Start Date 01/07/2015


Location of monitoring data

Date quality / confidence

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