Shelly Cove - Townsville - QLD

From March 24, 2018 8:30 am until March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
Categories: Beach Clean Ups
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When: 24th March 2018; 8:30am – 2pm
Where: Meet at Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park at the very end of Cape Pallarenda Road

Shelly Cove is located within the Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park that is managed by National Parks and Conservation Volunteers Australia. Each year Tangaroa Blue and partners run a community clean-up event to protect the marine wildlife that reside within Cape Cleveland. Since Shelly Cove sits in a sheltered position, it’s a friendlier environment for a greater range of sandy shore marine animals but it’s also a hotspot for marine debris and local litter.

If you’re interested in helping Tangaroa Blue, Conservation Volunteers and National Parks remove rubbish from the environment, and you want to become a part of the Australian Marine Debris Initiative, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get involved.

As a participant you will need:
1. to bring a reusable water bottle
2. to wear enclosed sturdy shoes, hat, sunnies, sunscreen and sun smart clothing

Please note there’s limited shade out on the beach and there’s a lot of mosquitoes/sand flies that hover around our base camp in the shade.

What’s provided:
1. Extra water, sunscreen and bug spray
2. Clean-up and safety equipment (gloves)
3. BBQ lunch
4. Conservation Volunteers Australia pick up/drop off from James Cook University at 8am

This event is supported by NQ Dry Tropics through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.