A Bundaberg spear fisherman has rescued a suspected endangered Hawksbill sea turtle which was entangled in fishing line at Elliott Heads.
Special recycled fencing designed to protect turtles from vehicle lights has been constructed in Burnett Heads.
Bundaberg Region businesses are supporting conservation efforts to save the endangered white-throated snapping turtle, which is found in the Burnett River.
The Bundaberg Region is a world leader in turtle protection, according to Mayor Jack Dempsey.
A recent training workshop will lead to greater collaboration between Bundaberg Regional Council staff and the Department of Environment and Science (DES) to protect freshwater turtles.