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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Whites Creek - Nome

Alligator Creek Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU576932
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Intermittent
Class/Subclass :Streambed/Sand
Dominance Type :Urochloa mutica
Water Regime :Seasonally flooded
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Mineral
Associated Vegetation :Ziziphus mauritiana
Size :channel ~ 10m
Management Issues :Buffers to creek, weeds, subdivision
Conservation Value :Low-Med

Recommended Actions :
  1. Establish riparian buffers to prevent further impact from land subdivision.

  2. Investigate the potential for community involvement in rehabilitation.

  3. Establish water quality monitoring program for catchment.


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