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Managing our Environment

Willowburn Bog

Description:

Willowburn Bog.

Type/Class:

Bog. 2

Size:

4.3 ha.

Altitude:

180 - 200 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

1.5 km East of the intersection of Old Coach Road and Dodds Road, Clinton.
NZTM (centre point): E1310860 N4874450.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.170, Map F30.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A4

High degree of wetland naturalness. 2

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Composition of wire rush/oioi (Leptocarpus similis), silver birch, and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra Zotov). 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.

Aerial view of Willowburn Bog (March 2006)

Aerial view of Willowburn Bog (March 2006)

 

Willowburn Bog (March 2008)

Willowburn Bog (March 2008) 2

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