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Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program—ranger locations



Host organisation
Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Management of parkinsonia, with over 20,000 plants treated over four years.
  • Crocodile survey and management of four major river systems over a distance of 841km.
  • Protection of sensitive wetlands by erecting animal exclusion fencing.
  • Monitoring of 88km of sea turtle nesting beaches to collect nest mortality data.
  • Design and installation of 40 aluminium cages over endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle nests to protect them from pigs and goannas.
  • Regular Junior Ranger activities with Pormpuraaw State School.
  • Aerial control of feral pigs.
  • Visitor management activities to reduce impacts on natural and cultural values including management of tourist camping areas, signage and provision of advice to visitors on culturally appropriate behaviour.
  • Protection of cultural sites through erection of fencing.


Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council
Cairns: 07 4032 8221
Pormpuraaw: 07 4060 4600
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Last updated
19 December 2019
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