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Regional NRM body—Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM

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Regional NRM body—Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 2,020.0 100.0% 3.6%
Artificial and highly modified 270.8 13.4% 0.5%
Estuarine 414.6 20.5% 0.7%
Lacustrine 15.8 0.8% 0.0%
Palustrine 590.6 29.2% 1.1%
Riverine 728.1 36.0% 1.3%

There are approximately 4,426 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Regional NRM body—Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 2,020.0 100.0% 3.6%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 296.2 14.7% 0.5%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 118.4 5.9% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 154.8 7.7% 0.3%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 41.6 2.1% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 113.6 5.6% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain spring swamp 0.2 0.0% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 190.4 9.4% 0.3%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp 64.2 3.2% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 26.0 1.3% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 3.8 0.2% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand lake—Window 3.4 0.2% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand lake—Perched 8.1 0.4% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.5 0.0% 0.0%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 270.6 13.4% 0.5%
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.2 0.0% 0.0%
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Riverine 728.1 36.0% 1.3%

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wetland extent changes

Regional NRM body—Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 2,020.0 2,019.3 2,018.9 2,004.5 75.3%
Artificial and highly modified 270.8 268.7 264.3 234.8 n/a
Estuarine 414.6 414.7 414.7 415.1 97.9%
Lacustrine 15.8 15.8 15.7 15.3 100.0%
Palustrine 590.6 591.1 593.3 595.7 70.0%
Riverine 728.1 729.1 731.0 743.5 63.0%
Regional NRM body—Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 2,020.0 2,019.3 2,018.9 2,004.5
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 296.2 296.2 296.2 296.2
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 118.4 118.5 118.5 118.9
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 154.8 155.0 156.2 157.1
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 41.6 41.6 41.7 41.8
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 113.6 113.6 113.6 113.6
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain spring swamp 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 190.4 190.6 191.2 192.2
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp 64.2 64.3 64.4 65.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 26.0 25.9 26.0 26.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.4
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand lake—Window 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand lake—Perched 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 270.6 268.4 264.0 234.6
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
(modified natural) Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Riverine 728.1 729.1 731.0 743.5

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 6355 740 597 297 7131
Animals 1104 36 237 112 1169
Mammals 135 14 8 22 149
Birds 483 13 92 45 525
Reptiles 198 1 24 21 199
Amphibians 56 1 24 12 57
Lobe-finned fishes 1 0 1 1 1
Ray-finned fishes 69 7 76 4 76
Cartilaginous fishes 3 0 3 2 3
Lampreys 1 0 1 0 1
Insects 155 0 8 5 155
Malacostracans 3 0 0 0 3
Fungi 1052 0 0 0 1052
Plants 3991 704 360 185 4702
Protists 208 0 0 0 208

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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