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Managing our Environment

Glendhu Swamp

Description:

Glendhu Swamp.

Type/Class:

Swamp. 2

Size:

22.1 ha.

Altitude:

340 - 380 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

8 km North of Lawrence.
NZTM (centre point): E1341590 N4917680.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.51, Map F28.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Glendhu Swamp

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A4

High degree of wetland naturalness. 2

A5

Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Composition of pampas and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra). 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.

94 Department of Conservation – Photo Archive.

Aerial View of Glendhu Swamp (March 2006)

Aerial View of Glendhu Swamp (March 2006)

 

Glendhu Swamp (2011)

Glendhu Swamp (2011) 94

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