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Title: Spectacular recovery in the Ord River catchment / A. L. Payne, I. W. Watson and P. E. Novelly.
Author: Novelly, P. E. (Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Kununurra) ; Payne, A. L. (Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth) ; Watson, I. W. (Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Northam)
Year: 2004.
Series: Miscellaneous publication (Western Australia. Dept. of Agriculture), ; 17/2004
Description: 45 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Subject: Western Australia. ; Pest management. ; Ord River region (W.A.) ; Erosion. ; Rangelands. ; Ord River region (N.T.) ; Soil degradation. ; Geology. ; Australian Northern Territory. ; Reclamation. ; Soil. ; Regeneration. ; Vegetation.
Notes: Cover title. "July 2004" 3 tables, 4 figs.
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Type: Book
Abstract: (En)
Regeneration work on severely damaged country in what is now known as the Ord River Regeneration Reserve (ORRR) commenced in 1960. The ORRR is in the East Kimberley area of Western Australia with an associated small area in the Northern Territory. The work included strip contour cultivation and seeding (which proceeded at various levels of intensity during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s), fencing and destocking of cattle by mustering over many years, and the eradication of donkeys. In August 2002 a field insp
ge' sites) that had been initially established in the early 1960s.
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