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Completed works - Mittagong Creek Rehabilitation Project

Mittagong Creek Environment Levy

The Mittagong Creek Rehabilitation Project is a long-term plan to rehabilitate one of the most significant and treasured waterways in the Southern Highlands.


The project is guided by the Mittagong Creek Riparian Management Plan and funded principally through Council's Environment Levy and project partners including South-East Local Land Services.


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COMPLETED WORKS


Between Old South Road and Bowral Street

Rock ramp - one of 3 in-stream structures constructed along Mittagong Creek in 2015, between Old South Road and Bowral Street.


Rock ramp: one of 3 in-stream structures constructed along Mittagong Creek in 2015, between Old South Road and Bowral Street.


Fencing installed in 2015 to exclude cattle from the creek and reduce erosion.


Fencing was installed in 2015 to exclude cattle from the creek and reduce erosion.


Video of rock ramp:



Holly Street section, between Bowral Street & Shepherd Street

Woody weeds and blackberry were removed in 2015, along a 500m stretch of creek between Bowral Street and Shepherd Street.


Woody weeds and blackberry were removed in 2015, along a 500m stretch of creek between Bowral Street and Shepherd Street. Revegetation work is planned for later in 2015.



Signage


This section receives significant pedestrian traffic, so signage was installed to keep locals informed of ongoing works


This section receives significant pedestrian traffic, so signage was installed to keep locals informed of ongoing works.



Before & After 


A large quantity of willows and black alder were removed from the waterway between Old South Rd & Bowral Street.


Before and after - Black alder and willows have been removed from the waterway between Old South Rd and Bowral Street.

Last Updated: October 8th, 2019
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