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Hattah Lakes - monitoring reports

Monitoring reports from Hattah Lakes, one of The Living Murray icon sites. Read more about significant environmental areas on the River Murray.



Hattah Lakes intervention monitoring- understorey vegetation program - 2015-16

This report presents the condition of understorey vegetation at twenty sites at the Hattah Lakes in 2015-16. The report outlines the methods and results of understorey vegetation composition and tree health monitoring and the development of a vegetation response model.

Evaluating vegetation change at Lake Bitterang - 2013, 2014 and 2016

The report presents monitoring of the vegetation species richness and abundance at Lake Bitterang from 2013, 2014 and 2016 following environmental watering on vegetation condition. The report outlines the survey methods and the survey findings.

The Living Murray condition monitoring at Hattah Lakes - 2015-16

This report presents the 2015-16 condition of river red gum and black box communities, wetland and floodplain vegetation communities, the lignum community and fish communities at Hattah Lakes. The report outlines the icon site ecological objectives and evaluates the achievement of these objectives based on the monitoring results. 

2018 Hattah Lakes Icon Site feral pig damage mapping - Final Report - 2018 -19

This intervention monitoring project mapped feral pig damage to the Hattah Lakes Icon Site. 3,231 diggings around the edges of 18 lakes were surveyed.  Initial findings were that pigs promote weed growth and consume molluscs and crustaceans that are a food source for resident and migratory birds.

Published: 20 Jun 2017  •   Independent reports