The catchment is located within the Southwest Australia Ecoregion, an internationally recognised biodiversity hotspot (Conservation International, 2017). This was the first biodiversity hotspot identified in Australia, with 15 currently registered (Lambers, 2016; Hales, 2014). Learn more about Biodiversity Hotspots here
Yakamia Creek Living Stream Management Plan. “A Living Stream Management Plan starts with a degraded and fragmented urban waterway and considers ways to introduce ecosystem attributes that are compatible with the multiple constraints that urbanization has created.” by Steve and Geraldine Janicke A reduced quality version has been provided here, divided into three parts.
YAKAMIA_CK_LSMP_PartB_without_maps.pdf (264 downloads) (2 MB) includes the headings: Yakamia Creek Living Stream opportunities – the assessment methodology and the Tables: Table 6: Tier 1 Summary of opportunities, objectives and design considerations, Table 7: Recommendations to OHCG for Tier 1 sections, Table 8: Tier 2 Summary of opportunities, objectives and design considerations and Summary of General recommendations to OHCG for Tier 2 sections downstream of North Road.