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Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program—ranger locations

Wujal Wujal

Wujal Wujal

Host organisation
Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation
Achievements

The Eastern Kuku Yalanji (EKY) rangers manage land and sea Country of the EKY Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) around Wujal Wujal, Mossman,and Shipton’s Flat. Key activities include:

  • Recording, protection and maintenance of cultural heritage sites, particularly burial sites, through weed management and removal of overgrown vegetation
  • Implementation of the Jabalbina Fire Management Plan, in collaboration with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and Queensland Rural Fires, on the IPA and national parks across the Daintree area of the Wet Tropics
  • Engaging with Elders and Traditional Owners on Country to obtain input into ranger activities and record traditional knowledge
  • Erosion management on tracks, to ensure access to country
  • Priority weed management in partnership with QPWS, Southern Cape York Catchments, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Cook Shire Council
  • Sea Country management, including supporting a Traditional Owner Steering Committee to oversee the Sea Country Management Plan

Contact

Host
Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation
Phone
(07) 4051 1400
Address
Suite 4/242 Sheridan St, Cairns North QLD 4870
Website
www.jabalbina.com.au
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
11 September 2021
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