Legal Number: LEGL/93-116
Conservation Priority: Med
Declared Water Catchment Area: ENTIRE PLANTATION LIES WITHIN MERRIMANS CREEK (SEASPRAY) WATER SUPPLY CATCHMENT. PROCLAIMED 24/4/90.
Pine plantations established in 1987 and 1992.
Located in Yarram Water Supply Protection Area - Groundwater
Herbicides Used by Grand Ridge Plantations - Strzelecki Ranges and Gippsland Victoria
Area within PaperlinX area of supply.
Area within Brown and Dureau Softwoods (Morwell) area of supply.
Soil according to 1978 Carrujung Survey Map:
Kls: Cretaceous (Lower Aptian) Paludal - Strzelecki Group: Feldspathic, lithic sandstone, siltstone and mudstone, minor black coal, quartzose sandstone, conglomerate, local carbonate concentrations. Abundant plant remains.
Responsible Authority: Wellington Shire Council
Plantation Catchment: 2 HW + 1 creek/Merriman Creek
Catchment Managment Authority: West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
Merriman Creek, Gormandale: The estuary contains bream, sea mullet, estuary perch, luderick and yellow-eye mullet.