Reef Check Australia GBR Coordinator Nathan Cook presented at the recent Dry Tropics Partnership for Healthy Waters meeting, talking about the current work and future plans for Reef Check Australia’s reef monitoring program in the Dry Tropics region.
RCA GBR Coordinator Nathan Cook presenting to members at the Dry Tropics Partnership for Healthy Water Partnership meeting
Recently the Dry Tropics Partnership for Healthy Waters Technical Working Group agreed to include Reef Check benthic data as part of their reported monitoring. This enhances the connections between citizen science and management.
Nathan Cook (Centre) with Dry Tropics Partnership for Healthy Water Executive Office Annie Bauer-Civiello (left) and Conservation Volunteers Australia Coordinator Sharon Marks
This project is supported by the Townsville City Council. It represents important collaboration between industry partners and citizen science groups like Reef Check Australia, a key outcome of Reef Ecologic’s Integrated Coral Reef Citizen Science Program, funded by the partnership between the Australian Government’s Reef Trust and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.