Jerrabomberra Wetland Management Plan - input needed to COG submission

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Subject: Jerrabomberra Wetland Management Plan - input needed to COG submission
From: "Jenny Bounds" <>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 14:31:16 +1100
Greetings: I am drafting a response for COG to this new Plan and again I invite COG members and others to provide their views. When I sent around an email re this in January, there was very little feedback (except for some comments on possible habitat improvements, swamps, marshes etc).

The general thrust of the Plan is that conservation is the priority, not providing recreational open space with facilities in the reserve for residents from the adjacent urban areas - which we agree with.

I am particularly interested in more views on habitat enhancements, possible enlargement of the silt trap/billabongs area/Kellys and the issue of the Griffin Legacy wetlands park proposal, the upgraded cycle path route, development of the Shoveler Pool area/hides/track, near Molonglo Reach (in the original Man Plan but never progressed), any need for improvements like new bird hides, new walking tracks etc, strategies for feral animal management (we think not strong enough), control of water flows.

See the Plan at:

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