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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Rowes Bay drain - Rowes Bay

Pallarenda (Including Town Common)
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU775715
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Intertidal
Class/Subclass :Emergent/Persistent
Dominance Type :Schoenoplectus validus
Water Regime :Seasonally flooded
Water Chemistry :Mixohaline
Soil :Organic
Special Modifiers :Excavated
Associated Vegetation :Typha domingensis
Size :channel ~ 5m wide
Management Issues :Water quality, aesthetics, habitat
Conservation Value :Low

Recommended Actions :
  1. Investigate possibility of rehabilitation (e.g. litter clean-up, weed control)

  2. Improve water quality through adequate wastewater treatment and stormwater management (e.g. litter traps).

  3. Control access to adjacent reserve and hind dune system of Rowes Bay.

  4. Initiate replanting program of indigenous vegetation along creek and adjacent reserves.


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