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Upper Logan Resilience: Surawski

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Landholder
Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (trading as Seqwater)

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Landholder

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (trading as Seqwater)

Landholder

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

16 May 2013

End date

30 June 2013

Summary

This project is part of the on-ground implementation of the Upper Logan Resilience project, an initiative supported by project partners Seqwater, in collaboration with Scenic Rim Regional Council.

The project will facilitate the control of weeds to restore native vegetation and creek bank resilience over upper Teviot Brook and Carneys Creek to contribute to improved water quality and riparian health in the sub-catchment. The environmental benefits will include improving the condition of native vegetation containing Regional Ecosystem 12.9-10.17 Open forest complex often with Eucalyptus acmenoides, E. major, E. siderophloia +/- Corymbia citriodora on sedimentary rocks’.

The project will:
  • deliver 20ha of weed control along 6.5km of creek bank to allow natural regeneration of native riparian species to improve bank stability
support the landholder effort to control cat’s claw along the creek.

The proponent will maintain the weed control undertaken in the project to protect the stream bank into the future. They will also use photo-points to monitor the weed control and riparian vegetation condition in the project area.

Benefits

The project will:
  • increase landholder’s knowledge and skills in natural resource management and facilitate the uptake of sustainable land management practices
  • improve water quality in the Logan catchment by enhancing riparian vegetation condition and biodiversity connectivity through weed control.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

SEQC2023

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Upper Logan Resilience: Surawski, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/upper-logan-resilience-surawski-e020/>.

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