Where is Coonarr Beach?
http://www.coralcoast.org/index.aspx?page=108&mid=2

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North of Coonarr Creek

































Where is Kinkuna National Park?
http://www.sgapqld.org.au/kinkuna.html (Society for Growing Australian Plants)

Environs:

There are a variety of different habitats all within a few kilometers of each other at this important ecological site.

Frontal Sand Dune
Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/environmental_management/coast_and_oceans/beaches_and_dunes/coastal_dunes/
Marine Teachers Site - MESA - http://www.mesa.edu.au/habitat/dunes01.asp
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Frontal Sand Dune at Coonar

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Reverse Shot of Frontal Sand Dune


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Coastal and Wallum Heathland
“Wallum” is the aboriginal word for a Banksia (aemula). This area features plants including the Banksia, which make up the Wallum Heathland regions of coastal south-east Queensland. These plants provide a spectacular wild flower display in spring and early summer.
Environmental Protection Agency - Species of Significance - http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/habitats/wetlands/wetland_management_profiles/coastal_wet_heath/sedgeland_wetlands/species_of_conservation_significance/
EPA - Ecology of Heathlands
http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/habitats/wetlands/wetland_management_profiles/coastal_wet_heath/sedgeland_wetlands/ecology/
Queensland Parks and Wildlife Fact Sheet - www.econnect.com.au/pdf/cl_factsheet.pdf
Wallum Study Group - Cooloola - http://www.cooloolacoastcare.org.au/html/wallumstudygroup.html#wallumVegetation

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Coonarr Wallum Heathland

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Mangroves
Mangrove Resources:
Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/habitats/wetlands/wetlands_habitats/mangroves/
AIMS Mangroves of Queensland: http://www.aims.gov.au/pages/reflib/fg-mangroves/pages/fgm-qld-index.html
Aboriginal Uses for Mangroves: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~mmichie/mangr5.htm
Mangrove Worksheet (Alison Pound)
Marine Teachers Site - MESA - http://www.mesa.edu.au/habitat/chall01.asp
STAQ Website - Result of a UQ Workshop - http://www.staq.qld.edu.au/item.asp?pid=1169


Coonarr Creek and Headland

Saltmarshes and Mudflats

Saltmarshes Defined: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_marsh
DPI Resource (excellent) - http://www2.dpi.qld.gov.au/fishweb/17196.html


Wet Eucalyptus Forest

Cabbage Palm Grove


General Resources:
Native Plants: http://www.noosanativeplants.com.au/ (an excellent database of some 1000 plants)

One for the kids - Upper Primary Resource from the DPI&F
http://www2.dpi.qld.gov.au/extra/nnn/default.html
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mpacts to this area:
Development - http://www.coonarrbeach.com.au/masterplan.asp
Bush Fires - http://www.abc.net.au/widebay/stories/s1827321.htm