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Regional ecosystem details for 1.3.12

Regional ecosystem 1.3.12
Vegetation Management Act class Of concern
Wetlands Riverine wetland or fringing riverine wetland.
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 4
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 3000 ha; Remnant 2017 3000 ha
Extent in reserves High
Short description Terminalia bursarina open woodland on recent levees
Structure category Very sparse
Description Terminalia bursarina open woodland, often with Corymbia grandifolia and/or Eucalyptus pruinosa over a dense ground layer of tussock grasses and/or Triodia pungens. Occurs on recent levees associated with watercourses draining landscapes of Proterozoic siltstones. (BVG1M: 27c)
Protected areas Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) NP, Lawn Hill (Littles Range) RR, Lawn Hill (Arthur Creek) RR
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Storm season to very early dry season. INTENSITY: Low with occasional moderate. INTERVAL: 4 - 10 years. Adjust intervals/frequency according to rainfall-drought cycles, fuel accumulation and previous fire history. STRATEGY: Ensure burns are undertaken across the landscape at a range of frequencies to create a mosaic of times since fire. Apply numerous small burns every year to achieve a mosaic and reduce risks of wildfire across vast areas of the landscape. Maintain burnt areas < 20%. ISSUES: Do not target for fire exclusion or prescribed burns. Ensure areas with obligate seeders are left so that seed regeneration cycles can be maintained. Mixed shrubby woodlands contain fire-sensitive species and tend to grow in fire-sheltered areas.
Comments This vegetation community was previously mapped as 1.3.5x3.

1 Estimated extent is from version 11 pre-clearing and 2017 remnant regional ecosystem mapping. Figures are rounded for simplicity. For more precise estimates, including breakdowns by tenure and other themes see remnant vegetation in Queensland.

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Last updated
16 April 2019
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