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    14115: The Leschenault Catchment Council River Revegetation Program

    Local native seedlings will provide habitat for native fauna.
    Local native seedlings will provide habitat for native fauna.

    The Leschenault Catchment Council (LCC) River Revegetation Program aims to rehabilitate sites where infestations of blackberry have been previously controlled. It is imperative to manage riparian sites following a program of blackberry treatment to prevent further encroachment by invasive species, including blackberry.

    The project includes on ground works for weed management and revegetation, including site preparation, surveys, fencing and feral pest management. Over 2ha of land near Beela Dam will be worked on with 4,000 native seedlings planted and three informative signs installed for the public.

    Investment: $ 50 000
    In-kind contribution: $ 41 090
    Delivery organisation: Leschenault Catchment Council
    Project duration: March 2015 - July 2016
    Location: Beela Dam, Crown Reserve; Shire of Harvey

    Project partners

    South West Institute of Technology

    Bunbury Corrective Services

    Brunswick River Restoration Action Group

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