Restoring ecological function to agricultural water courses: demonstration site

Funding

Caring for our Country- Community Landcare Grants 2013/14

Project Officer

Andrew Pound

Aims

  • Planning, benchmark water quality (including macro-invertebrate analysis), soil testing, species selection, contract tendering
  • Site preparation: ripping, mounding, fence/gates erection (materials in-kind contribution), weed control (in-kind)
  • Planting and protecting 3000 seedlings - (in-kind) community engagement, NRM leadership development, practice demonstration (2 stage site establishment), growing rushes/sedges (EMP School)
  • Monitoring and control: Post establishment water and soil quality testing, sensor camera fauna/avifauna observations; invasive weed and feral animal control