Impacts to water: Feral horse impacts and water resources in south eastern Australia

Jamie Pittock, Max Finlayson

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Abstract

The Australian Alps national parks are a crucial source of water for South Eastern Australia. Water is fully or over-allocated for human consumption, resulting in the reallocation to improve the health of the Snowy River and the Murray–Darling Basin (MDB) rivers (Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales and Victoria 2002; Prime Minister of Australia 2012). The value of the water from the Alps can be considered in terms of the critical ecosystem services they provide for Australia (Reid-Piko et al. 2010).
Original languageEnglish
Pages64-67
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 08 Nov 2018
EventFeral Horse Impacts: The Kosciuszko Science Conference - Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, Australia
Duration: 08 Nov 201808 Nov 2018

Conference

ConferenceFeral Horse Impacts: The Kosciuszko Science Conference
CountryAustralia
CityCanberra
Period08/11/1808/11/18

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    Pittock, J., & Finlayson, M. (2018). Impacts to water: Feral horse impacts and water resources in south eastern Australia. 64-67. Abstract from Feral Horse Impacts: The Kosciuszko Science Conference, Canberra, Australia.