Managing biodiversity in our cotton 'landscapes'

Tenterfield local government area

Area of cotton landscape: 
6,800 ha
Area of remnant vegetation in the cotton landscape: 
3,660 ha (54%)
Area of threatened ecological communities in the cotton landscape: 
70 ha (2%)
Area of priority zones for native vegetation restoration and enhancement: 
50 ha
Area of cotton properties: 
8 ha
Area of remnant vegetation on cotton properties: 
0 ha (0%)
Area of threatened ecological communities on cotton properties: 
0 ha
Area of priority zones for vegetation: 
190 ha

Main vegetation types on cotton properties: 

None.

Main threatened ecological communities on cotton properties: 

None.


Named wetlands in the cotton landscape: 

None.

Area of wetlands in the cotton landscape: 
26 ha (0.4%
Length of major rivers in the cotton landscape: 
13.7 km
Length of minor water courses in the cotton landscape: 
56.5 km
Area of wetlands in the cotton properties: 
2.4 ha (30%)
Length of major rivers in the cotton landscape: 
13.7 km
Length of minor streams on cotton properties: 
1.7 km
Main rivers in the cotton landscape: 

Beardy River, Dumaresq River, Mole River.


Area of national park in the cotton landscape: 
0 ha
Area of travelling stock routes in the cotton landscape: 
429 ha
Area of state forests in the cotton landscape: 
0 ha
Examples of public land reserves in the cotton landscape: 

None.


Examples of iconic species in the cotton landscape: 

 Animals: Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby, Duck-billed Platypus, Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Short-beaked Echidna, Spotted-tailed Quoll, Channel-billed Cuckoo, Southern Boobook, Tawny Frogmouth, White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Eastern Blue-tongue Lizard, Lace Monitor, Murray Cod, Silver Perch.

Plants: Ooline.

Examples of threatened species in the cotton landscape: 

 Animals: Brush-tailed Phascogale (N), Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby (V), Greater Glider (V), New Holland Mouse (V), Spotted-tailed Quoll (E), Eastern Cave Bat (N), Greater Broad-nosed Bat (N), Hairy-nosed Free-tail Bat (N), Hoary Wattled Bat (N), Hooded Robin (N), Powerful Owl (N,Q), Rufous Fantail (M), Satin Flycatcher (M), Scarlet Robin (N), Square-tailed Kite (N), Swift Parrot (CE), Turquoise Parrot (N), Border Thick-tailed Gecko (V), Murray Cod (V), Silver Perch (CE).

Plants: Austral Toadflax (V), Northern Clematis (V), Ooline (V), Rodd's Star Hair (E), Soft Acalypha (N), Velvet Wattle (V), Yetman Wattle (N), Wandering Pepper-cress (E).

Commonwealth Listing: V = Vulnerable; E = Endangered; CE = Critically Endangered; M = Migratory State listing; N = listed as threatened in NSW; Q = listed as threatened in Queensland;