BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 267          Total No. of Sites: 0
Survey/Project Name: Fifth Creek Rehabilitation Program
Abstract: Impacts of past and present land use such as market gardens, orchard development, grazing and rubbish dumping remain along Fifth Creek. These activities have resulted in widespread pest plant invasion and loss of species diversity. Much of the upper storey of the area remains intact with Eucalyptus viminalis, Eucalyptus leucoxylon and Eucalyptus goniocalyx association close to the study site and Eucalyptus obliqua dominant north of the creekline. NPWSA is committed to the rehabilitation of land within reserve boundaries with catchment areas being areas of high priority. Rehabilitation involves mainly the destruction and removal of exotic plant species, particularly blackberry, tree lucerne, willows, hawthorn and bamboo. A five year threat abatement program has been established and will be monitored to gauge impact. Rehabilitation activities consistent with an Action Plan designed for Fifth Creek.
Start Date: 01/01/2000      End Date: 01/01/2006
Survey Type: Vegetation Only
Study Area Description: *** No study area description recorded
         Vegetation: Visit date is incorrect, needs updating.
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Habitat rehabilitation/restoration
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:Adelaide) - Blackhill Office - Regional Ecologist