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Regional natural resource management (NRM) body 2009 wetland system extents

Definition of regional natural resource management (NRM) body

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2009 wetland system extent by regional natural resource management (NRM) body metadata
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Regional NRM body Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(ha)
artificial and highly modified intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (natural) intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (slightly modified natural) lacustrine (natural) lacustrine (slightly modified natural) palustrine (natural) palustrine (slightly modified natural) riverine
Total 175,939,321 300,406 1,167,400 3,900 515,121 37,332 2,885,431 79,558 2,507,072 7,496,220
Burnett Mary Regional Group 5,576,770 28,010 41,266 17 2,862 1,900 54,851 1,081 71,441 201,429
Cape York Natural Resource Management 13,652,054 2,383 240,791 6,103 353 312,187 307 157,167 719,292
Desert Channels Group 51,026,696 7,611 444,612 3,222 1,594,197 1,370 656,063 2,707,074
Fitzroy Basin Association 15,676,198 58,873 153,161 970 6,827 10,896 43,494 41,888 169,608 485,716
Gulf Savannah NRM 19,406,284 5,228 173,923 2,306 4,808 242,891 941 463,935 894,032
Healthy Land and Water 2,355,270 31,640 22,987 268 743 1,713 54,544 1,967 33,669 147,530
NQ Dry Tropics 14,087,421 49,679 66,855 2,370 5,488 5,791 56,809 15,522 342,310 544,825
Reef Catchments 933,525 9,390 46,570 84 15 119 15,674 3,376 13,691 88,919
Southern Gulf NRM 19,479,544 10,248 346,177 2,199 3,438 119,870 1,374 406,076 889,383
Southern Queensland Landscapes 31,436,051 87,254 43,705 4,794 352,265 10,231 152,813 651,062
Terrain NRM 2,222,960 9,999 48,958 191 261 298 37,873 1,501 39,632 138,713
Torres Strait Regional Authority 86,547 92 26,710 2 774 667 28,245

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of regional natural resource management (NRM) bodies.

Disclaimer

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

All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.

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.


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2022) Regional natural resource management (NRM) body 2009 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2009/nrm.html

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