BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 66          Total No. of Sites: 90
Survey/Project Name: Mt Brown (Nature Conservation Society)
Abstract: This project aims to conduct a biological survey to document the flora and fauna of the Mount Brown Conservation Park, north of Adelaide, South Australia, and its conservation significance to assist in future management of the area. REFERENCE: Oppermann, A. and Bates, R, 1995, Mount Brown Conservation Park Vegetation Survey, Nature Conservation Society of South Australia Inc. Tony Herbert (1995) Fauna Survey of Mount Brown Conservation Park. Nature Conservation Society of SA Inc.
 
Start Date: 01/10/1994      End Date: 17/08/1997
Survey Type: Vegetation and Vertebrates
   
Study Area Description: High strike ridges on quartzite and lower rounded ridges on shale supporting shrublands, woodlands and forest with sclerophyllous or grassy understoreys with areas of native grasslands and mallee. South of Quorn, east of Port Pirie, north of Wilmington, west of Gunyan Road. There are 5 sites located just outside of current spatial boundary and are all located on the 1:50 000 mapsheet of Quorn 6533-03. Patch Id: 11968, MBS0306 12272, MBS0501 12286, MBS0606 12287, MBS0607 12305, MBS0120
Objectives
         Vegetation: To document the flora and fauna of the Mount Brown Conservation Park and its conservation significance to assist in future management of the area.
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: General physical description. Complete list of plant species per 30 x 30m quadrat using Braun/Blanquet cover abundance scores, Muir's lifeform/height class and canopy cover. Structural summary and association description.
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Biological Survey of South Australia - Standard Survey methodology used.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:S&C Div) - Biological Survey and Monitoring