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Upper Teviot Brook Restoration: Oppermann

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Australian Government (Caring for our Country program)

Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (trading as Seqwater)

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Scenic Rim Rivers Improvement Trust

Landholder

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Australian Government (Caring for our Country program)

Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (trading as Seqwater)

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Scenic Rim Rivers Improvement Trust

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

12 April 2013

End date

10 June 2013

Summary

This project is part of the on-ground implementation of the Upper Teviot Brook Sub-catchment Management Project, an initiative supported by project partners Seqwater, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Scenic Rim Rivers Improvement Trust, and the Australian Government’s Caring for our Country program.

The project will facilitate the improved management of stock access, control weeds, restore native vegetation and stabilise eroding banks over a 5.8ha section of Teviot Brook to contribute to improved water quality and riparian health in the sub-catchment. The environmental benefit will include areas featuring endangered Regional Ecosystem 12.3.3 ‘Eucalyptus tereticornis woodland to open forest on alluvial plains’ and other significant Regional Ecosystems classified under 12.9-10.7’.

As part of this project:
  • 1.2km of riparian fencing will be established to facilitate the management of stock to 2.4km of stream bank
  • 5.8ha of riparian weed control will be undertaken to protect and restore native vegetation; target species include cat’s claw vine and Chinese elm
  • soil conservation earthworks and re-vegetation will be carried out to stabilise creek bank erosion sites.

The landholders will maintain the infrastructure established in the project and undertake long-term weed control. They will use photo-points to monitor riparian vegetation condition in the project area.

Benefits

This project will:
  • facilitate the uptake of sustainable land management practices by increasing landholders’ knowledge and skills in natural resource management
  • improve water quality in the Logan catchment through improving riparian vegetation condition and connectivity in Teviot Brook.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

SEQC1931

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Upper Teviot Brook Restoration: Oppermann, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/upper-teviot-brook-restoration-oppermann-33b3/>.

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