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Stuart Creek - Stuart

Stuart Creek Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU829603
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Lower perennial
Class/Subclass :Emergent/Persistent
Dominance Type :Urochloa mutica
Water Regime :Permanently flooded
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Communis riccinus, Panicum maximum
Size :channel ~ <20m
Management Issues :Exotics, stormwater contamination
Conservation Value :Low

Recommended Actions :
  1. Investigate the potential for community involvement in rehabilitation.

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

  3. Implement water quality monitoring program.


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