Important Wetlands

Table: Australia's Important Wetlands (Directory of Important Wetlands of Australia): their type, condition, trend and threatening processes within each subregion.
Wetland name Ramsar wetland
(yes/no)
Condition Trend Threatening processes Notes
Arcoona Plateau (GAW4)
Inland Saline Lakes (SA065) No Good (Recovery requires little intervention) Unknown Other - describe No information available  
Upper Spencer Gulf (SA020) No Good (Recovery requires little intervention) Unknown Feral animals Rabbits  
        Other - describe Soil erosion present along coastal cliffs and in sand dune areas  
Gawler Lakes (GAW3)
Inland Saline Lakes (SA065) No Good (Recovery requires little intervention) Unknown Other - describe No information available  
Upper Spencer Gulf (SA020) No Good (Recovery requires little intervention) Unknown Feral animals Rabbits  
        Other - describe Past mining activity
Samphire flats used for race tracks and rubbish dumping.
Soil erosion present along coastal cliffs and in sand dune areas  
Myall Plains (GAW1)
        Feral animals Predation of feral cats and foxes, rabbit grazing.  
        Other - describe Past mining activity
Samphire flats used for race tracks and rubbish dumping.
Soil erosion present along coastal cliffs and in sand dune areas  

 

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