Janes Creek Revegetation Project
Case study type
Mackay Regional Council Natural Environment Levy
18 December 2014
30 June 2015
The Gooseponds are a series of man-made water bodies along Janes Creek, surrounded by urban areas and parkland. The area is heavily modified, but remains a very popular recreation area for the residents of Mackay with a network of pathways, exercise equipment, play grounds and other park amenities situated in and around the area. A number of pressures impact directly upon this area including; invasive flora and fauna species, fish passage barriers, and agricultural/urban runoff resulting in variable water quality.
The riparian strip adjacent to the Mackay Regional Soccer Zone in Glenella is extremely narrow and also heavily degraded/modified. 2ha of revegetation works were undertaken along an 800m long section, reinstating the riparian buffer strip up to 15m in width.
This project aims to:
Last updated: 1 February 2016
This page should be cited as:
Janes Creek Revegetation Project, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, .