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Cungulla "Town Common" - Cungulla

Cape Cleveland (Including Cungulla - Bowling Bay Coastal Complex)
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :EU114546
Wetland Type Classification :Continuous wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :1. Palustrine 2. Estuarine/Intertidal
Class/Subclass :1. Emergent Persistent 2. Emergent/Persistent
Dominance Type :1. Phragmites australis 2. Halosarcia indica
Water Regime :1. Seasonally flooded 2. Seasonally flooded -tidal.
Water Chemistry :Mixohaline
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Melaleuca viridiflora, Livistona sp.
Management Issues :Encroachment of subdivision, litter, rubbish dump
Conservation Value :High

Recommended Actions :
  1. Provide adequate buffers for wetland from residential subdivision.

  2. Monitor for groundwater contamination by rubbish tip - close, relocate and rehabilitate site if required.

  3. Ensure hydrology of wetland area remains unimpacted by development.

  4. Encourage community responsibility to control further impacts (e.g. rubbish dumping)


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