12125: Revegetation of Cohn Creek in Merredin
Cohn Creek is a relatively fresh waterway that flows through the centre of Merredin.
In 1991 the community planted 37 000 salt tolerant trees around the creek to manage rising saline groundwater levels.
Part of this vegetation was recently cleared during the construction of a storm water harvesting dam, increasing the risk of creek bank erosion.
This project aims to prevent erosion of the creek bank by revegetating a six hectare area along its course with more than 6000 locally native seedlings.
|Investment:||$ 10 000|
|Delivery organisation:||Shire of Merredin|
|Project duration:||December 2012 - December 2013|
|Location:||Cohn Creek, Merredin|
Merredin Land Conservation District Committee; Department of Agriculture and Food; school students; TAFE students