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Managing our Environment

Boundary Creek Fen

Description:

None available.

Type/Class:

Fen 2

Size:

93.9 ha

Altitude:

700-780 m above sea level

Approximate location:

7.5 km Southeast of the intersection of Tima Burn Road and Lake Onslow Road, Ettrick.
NZTM (centre point): E1333000 N4944500

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.15, Map F27.

Territorial Authority:

Central Otago District Council

Boundary Creek fen

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

 A4

 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2

 A1 - A3, A5 - A9

 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information

  • Presence of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) and Sphagnum sp. 2

  • Listed as an Additional Wetland in Schedule 19.6A of the Central Otago District Plan. 55

 

Aerial View of Boundary Creek Fen (March 2006)

Aerial View of Boundary Creek Fen (March 2006)

 

Boundary Creek Fen (2008)

Boundary Creek Fen (2008) 2

 

References

2 Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P. (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research Contract Report prepared for the Otago Regional Council.

55 Central Otago District Council (2008) Central Otago District Plan, Published by Central Otago District Council, Alexandra.

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