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Regional ecosystem details for 13.9.2

Regional ecosystem 13.9.2
Vegetation Management Act class Endangered
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status Endangered
Subregion 3, (1)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 1000 ha; Remnant 2021 200 ha
Short description Eucalyptus moluccana open forest on fine-grained sedimentary rocks
Structure code Open Forest
Description Eucalyptus moluccana open forest. Occurs on localised patches of Cainozoic to Proterozoic consolidated, fine to medium-grained sediments. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 13d).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9g
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Autumn/Winter (Apr-Aug). INTENSITY: Low. INTERVAL: 5-15 years. INTERVAL_MIN: 5. INTERVAL_MAX: 15. STRATEGY: Burn < 20% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible.

1 Estimated extent is from version 13.1 pre-clearing and 2021 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
14 May 2024