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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Sachs Creek - Oak Valley

Ross Creek And Ross River Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU801557
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Intermittent
Class/Subclass :Aquatic Bed/Floating-leaved
Dominance Type :Nymphaea gigantea
Water Regime :Seasonally flooded
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Marsilea mutica, Ludwigia peploides, Vallisneria spiralis, Aponogeton queenslandica
Size :channel ~ 10m
Management Issues :Potable water supply, semi-rural subdivision, recreational use
Conservation Value :High

Recommended Actions :
  1. Implement water quality monitoring program

  2. Restrict further development which impinges on creek or its riparian zones.

  3. Develop management policy for water supply creek.

  4. Investigate the potential for community involvement in rehabilitation.


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