GreenWorks Emu Creek - Enhancing Environmental Values of Golden Gully and Oaky Creek: Rowlings
Powerlink (GreenWorks program)
Case study type
Powerlink Queensland (GreenWorks program)
1 September 2010
31 December 2011
This project is part of the ‘Enhancing Biodiversity Values in the Emu Creek, Ravensbourne and Crow’s Nest Districts’ project, an initiative of the Powerlink GreenWorks program. With funding from Powerlink and support from the Australian Government and partners Toowoomba Regional Council, Emu Creek Catchment Landcare, Ravensbourne and District Landcare and Crow’s Nest Creek Catchment Group, SEQ Catchments is providing support, advice and incentives to assist landholders to protect and enhance the condition and connectivity of significant native vegetation on their properties.
This particular project seeks to enhance the environmental values of approximately 50ha in the Golden Gully-Oaky Creek junction area by:
This project is located in an area bordering Powerlink’s proposed 500kV powerline easement and is part of the landholders’ long-term Property Management Plan developed through the Sustainable Land Management Practices project conducted by Emu Creek Catchment Landcare Group in partnership with local landholders and SEQ Catchments over the last four years.
The landholder is committed to ongoing maintenance of the environmental outcomes and will monitor and record changes in riparian condition, grazing land and woodland health over time using photo-point monitoring in conjunction with standard land and vegetation condition assessment approaches.
The five-year GreenWorks program aims to provide lasting environmental benefits and enhance visual amenity in the vicinity of areas where Powerlink is planning to develop and operate essential electricity transmission infrastructure in the future.
This project will:
Last updated: 26 November 2014
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GreenWorks Emu Creek - Enhancing Environmental Values of Golden Gully and Oaky Creek: Rowlings, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, .