Cyclone Yasi Response 23/02/11

CYCLONE YASI RESPONSE UPDATE FROM WTMA & DERM 23/02/11

Here’s a brief update on the Cassowary Feeding Programme (as of 21 February):

  • 53 feeding stations have been established from the Cardwell Range north to Flying Fish Point
  • 1500 kg of fruit distributed through feeding stations or dropped by helicopter
  • Observations from the community have been very helpful in locating appropriate places for feeding stations
  • QPWS’s Cassowary Response Team is still assessing the damage to cassowary habitat with more feeding stations and heli-drops to come
  • Any volunteers willing to help with cutting up fruit at Garner’s Beach on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays should register with Jodie Eden:

Ms Jodie Eden, Community Education Ranger
Email jodie.eden@derm.qld.gov.au
Telephone (07) 4091 8102 Mobile 0427-117854

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