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    12121: Centennial Park wetland living stream restoration (phase 2)

    Community members planted 2520 shrubs and rushes along Yakamia Creek on National Tree Day 2013. Bank stabilisation works carried out as part of this project are also pictured. Courtesy City of Albany.
    Community members planted 2520 shrubs and rushes along Yakamia Creek on National Tree Day 2013. Bank stabilisation works carried out as part of this project are also pictured. Courtesy City of Albany.

    This project aims to convert a weed invested stormwater drainage line in Centential Park in Albany, into a culturally, hydrologically and environmentally sustainable ecosystem that will support a wide range of plants and animals.

    The stream is part of Yakamia Creek, which flows into the Oyster Harbour Catchment, an important water body for the Albany area.

    This project will:

    • consult with the local Aboriginal community on plant selection and information for interpretative signage
    • conduct weed and pest control over 2 hectares of surrounding land
    • plant 7500 seedlings to complement existing revegetation
    • establish four photo monitoring points.

    Turning the drainage line into a living stream will also assist in managing drainage and flooding issues that have impacted an associated wetland.

    Investment: $ 29 000
    Delivery organisation: City of Albany
    Project duration: January 2013 - June 2014
    Location: Centennial Park, North Road, Albany

    Project partners

    South Coast NRM; local schools; Albany Scouts; community groups; members of the Noongar community

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