Douglas Creek Wetlands

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Tributaries of this sub-division, such as Michael Creek, begin in rainforest-covered mountains west of Ingham and contain many good condition permanent waterbodies. Douglas Creek itself and its lower tributaries are largely dry sandy, ephemeral creeks, some with significant bank erosion.

Douglas Creek Wetlands Condition Summary

Sources of data and definitions

ID No. Name Type Permanency of inundation Flushing frequency / flow No of water bodies Prop of water bodies Description
1 Michael Creek Riv Permanent Semi Perm Many L Rainforest headwaters
2 Douglas Ck Riv Semi Perm Seasonal Few VL Large, dry, sandy creek
3 Douglas Ck lower trib Riv Seasonal Seasonal Zero-few VL Dry, sandy creeks
No. Water Quality Aquatic habitat Values Degree of confidence
Departure from natural Functionality Departure from natural Functionality
1 2 2 2 2 2 3
2 2 2 2 2 4 2
3 2 2 2 2 5 2


Related information

Location of Douglas Creek Wetlands
Location of Douglas Creek Wetlands

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