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Managing our Environment

Blair Fen

Description:

Blair Fen.

Type/Class:

Fen. 2

Size:

13.4 ha.

Altitude:

80 - 100 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

Tahakopa Valley Road, 20 km Northwest of Papatowai.
NZTM (centre point): E1312050 N4847020.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.13, Map F31.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Blair Fen Aerial View of Blair Fen (March 2006)

Aerial View of Blair Fen (March 2006)

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A4

High degree of wetland naturalness. 2

A1 - A3, A5 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

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.

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