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Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM Regional Investment Strategy (RIS) 2004-2008 Final Report

Website/Report

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Project lead

Partnerships

The on-ground works were implemented through collaboration with
local government, and supporting delivery by community catchment management and Landcare groups

Industries

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Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

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Funding source

Natural Heritage Trust 2 (NHT2) and National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality (NAPSWQ)

Funding amount

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In-kind contribution

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Start date

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End date

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Summary

This project involved several diverse elements, including actions undertaken for engagement and knowledge; atmosphere; biodiversity; coastal and marine; groundwater, land soil and agriculture; as well as surface water and wetlands.

In relation to on-ground works on wetlands, the following key outcomes were achieved:
  • significant and integrated event water quality monitoring carried out across the region
  • remediation work on barriers to fish passage identified, prioritised and started
  • remediation and/or protection implemented on 210ha across five priority wetland complexes in the lower Burdekin: major threat reduction carried out for a large proportion of wetlands in the region.

The threats are primarily weed related and have been addressed through weed harvesting, spray programs and grazing management.

Benefits

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Lesson

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Reference ID

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Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM Regional Investment Strategy (RIS) 2004-2008 Final Report, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/burdekin-dry-tropics-nrm-regional-investment-strategy-ris-2004-2008-final-report-2ee0/>.

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