Preston Waters – 2016 Monitoring Report

Previous Next

The 404 hectare site at Preston Waters, Morawa is now 4 years old and is showing excellent survival results with high species diversity.

Originally used for broad-scale agriculture including grazing and cropping, the site has now been revegetated with a variety of native species including:

  • eucalypt
  • malaleuca
  • acacia
  • salt bush
  • rhagodia, and
  • hakea

This was achieved by direct seeding at a rate of 0.5kg/ha in conjunction with manual planting of 400 stems/ha using native seed collected locally.

 

prestonwaters-1

 

Plant Stocking Rates

Preston Waters has achieved an average stocking rate 3,181 stems per hectare.

The estimated carbon sequestration of the site is 18.13t CO2e/ha at 4 years, with the long-term projection reaching 200t CO2e/ha.

Please contact the office if you would like to obtain a copy of the full report. Email us at community@cncf.com or call 1300 857 970.