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WLG Gravel Pit, Waituna Wetlands

Location:
Corner of Waituna Lagoon Rd and Hansen Rd, Kapuka South
Region:
Eastern Southland
District:
SDC
Commenced:
2009
Access:
Open
Area (ha):
1.5
Contact:
Gay Munro
Phone:
03 239 5827

Description

Restoration of a gravel pit to a wetland, with flaxland and shrubland habitat surrounding. Central area of open water with rushes and Carex providing waterbird and fish habitat. The Waituna Landcare Group is leading the project, with assistance from DOC Community Conservation Fund gained in 2009.

Historic involvement

NZ Conservation Volunteers, ES/Honda Tree Fund.

Current involvement

Waituna Landcare Group, DOC, Gorge Road School Waituna Ambassadors.