Projects

The Cambooya Landcare Association is always working on projects which align with our key objectives. Our current and recent projects are summarised below. Keep up to date with progress of these projects, and be involved by coming to our general meetings, and following us on Facebook.
Protection of Cambooya Land
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 This project, funded by the Federal Government's Communities Environment Program, will undertake land management and revegetation with locally appropriate plants, supported by educational programs. This will reduce erosion and damage to the environment within the Eastern Downs region.
 
An expression of interest will be sought in due course for eligible properties in the project area.
Enhancing Biodiversity Values of Roadside Reserves Around Cambooya
The Communities Environment Program has also funded a project which will undertake weed removal, revegetation and fencing to widen degraded roadside corridors. This will enhance the biodiversity values of these critical areas in the Cambooya Landcare district.
An expression of interest will be sought in due course for eligible properties in the project area.
Federation Park Restoration Project
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Toowoomba Regional Council has funded a project to improve the vegetation at Federation Park at Vale View.
A weed control community day was held in August 2019 where volunteers undertook hand weed removal to improve the condition of the native vegetation. The day also included an information session on weed identification, weed treatment methods and a workshop on making seed balls.
In February 2021 a volunteer day was held where native species were planted to compliment the existing vegetation. The seed balls made during the previous volunteer day were also spread around the Park.
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Landcare Office Improvements Project
Funding from Toowoomba Regional Council, has assisted in improvements to the Cambooya Landcare Office, including a new front garden and Street Library constructed by Geoffrey from YellowBridge.
Cambooya Railway Grassland Reserve Project
The Grassland Reserve near the railway, just north of Cambooya is a small scientific reserve which is home to various threatened flora and fauna. Vegetation surveys are to be conducted in the area.