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Enhancing the sustainability of the native pasture ecosystem in Emu Creek Catchment by control of invasive weeds

Website/Report

Project lead

Emu Creek Catchment Landcare Group Inc

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 2

Funding amount

$39,350

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

11 December 2013

End date

(not documented)

Summary

The project aims to reduce weed populations and re-establish native grass populations, enabling the landscape to withstand the effects of drought and provide habitat and food for native flora.

It also aims to control scattered infestations of weeds (lantana, African lovegrass, Coolatai grass and mother-of-millions) to reduce the spread of weeds and to re-establish native flora and fauna at Emu Creek.

Benefits

The project aims to:
  • reduce weed populations and re-establish native grass populations, enabling the landscape to withstand the effects of drought and provide habitat and food for native flora.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

130016

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Enhancing the sustainability of the native pasture ecosystem in Emu Creek Catchment by control of invasive weeds, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 August 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/enhancing-the-sustainability-of-the-native-pasture-ecosystem-in-emu-creek-9fb8/>.

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