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Healthy Country Program in the Upper Warrill and Pumicestone Passage Catchments: Newell

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Queensland Government (Healthy Country Project)

Landholder

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Queensland Government (Healthy Country Project)

Landholder

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

3 March 2014

End date

30 June 2015

Summary

This project is Stage 3 of the on-ground implementation of the Pumicestone Passage Sub-catchment Healthy Country Program, an initiative funded by the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. It will secure a serious erosion point at the headwaters of Bluegum Creek, where large sediment plumes were delivered in the heavy rain events of 2011 and 2013, and re-establish the riparian vegetation and wetland zone of Bluegum Creek prior to entering the Glasshouse Mountains National Park Bluegum section. The works that this project application will cover will complement the earthworks and rock placement achieved by the landholder. SEQ Catchments’ Soil Conservation Officer Peter Pearce has approved the works. As well as weed control and re-vegetation, the project will install matting for erosion control.

The project will:
  • carry out 0.035ha weed control
  • plant 0.035ha with native riparian species along 20m.

Benefits

This project will:
  • improve water quality in Bells Creek and Pumicestone Passage wetland by reducing sediment and nutrient run-off through riparian re-vegetation.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

SEQC2130

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Healthy Country Program in the Upper Warrill and Pumicestone Passage Catchments: Newell, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 30 October 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/healthy-country-program-in-the-upper-warrill-and-pumicestone-passage-catchments-9e8f/>.

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