Publication Date

11-1995

DAFWA Collections

Natural resources

Series Number

9/95

Abstract

The Blackwood River is one of the longest rivers in the South-West of Western Australia, stretching 300 km from Moordjarrup to August. The catchment covers more than 28,000 square kilometres (2.8 million ha) from the Shire of Kent to the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. It incorporates 17 shires, more than 30,000 people, 18 Land Conservation District Committees (LCDCs) and 143 sub-catchment groups. Shires within the Blackwood Catchment cover 4.12 million hectares, over half of the total area of the shires that fall within the catchment boundary.

Number of Pages

110

Keywords

Botany, Plant conservation, Vegetation surveys, Blackwood River, Western Australia

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