December 2022

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Work continued in the swamp/wetland (restoration area #3), the eastern woodland (#4) and on unformed Waratah Street. Blackberry, J. Honeysuckle, Privet (mature and small) and J. microcephalus (seed removal) were treated.

The various ferns in the Lawson Creek tributary are responding well to removal of mature Privet and better access to sunlight.

Healthy canopy of indigenous vegetation following removal of Privet ecological restoration area #4 Photo: P Ardill
Healthy canopy of indigenous vegetation following removal of Privet ecological restoration area #4 Photo: P Ardill

Streamwatch convenor reports that water quality was satisfactory: oxygen levels, chemicial balance, salt levels and turbidity.