Pandanus Planting Event with Expert Joel Fostin – Yeppoon
Help protect, restore and enhance our local pandanus population!
An introduced species is killing this iconic species along our coastline. Come along to one of our two planting events and help pandanus suffering in your backyard!
Pandanus trees provide many ecological services, including stabilising dunes and providing habitat and food for native species.
Join either event to learn about:
- The local pandanus dieback situation and Byfield infestation
- The ecological function of pandanus in coastal ecosystems
- The biocontrol methods being used to manage this issue
- Population and restoration methods
- Educational session
- Direct seed planting
The guest presenter – Joel Fostin
Joel Fostin is the leading specialist, educator, researcher and advocate for the prevention of Pandanus Dieback. Working across coastal eastern Australia, Joel has upskilled and empowered many community members and councils to join his mission to manage and prevent
When – Sunday, 10 April |8am – 10am
Where – Kemp beach, Rosslyn Bay (meet at Mary Crowe Park, Scenic Highway)
Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellent. Wear long pants, closed shoes and a hat.
Limited spaces available, please RSVP by 7 April
Contact Bethlea to learn more – 07 4999 2832, 0448 321 452 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fitzroy Basin Association’s Pandanus Planting events are funded by the Australian Government’s Reef Trust with support from the Capricorn Coast Surfrider Foundation and Livingstone Shire Council.