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Southern Fleurieu

Water:  Reducing the impacts of pest animals

Low Priority

What is this issue

Over-grazing and pugging - by other animals (unmanaged grazing - by pigs, deer and goats) affecting aquatic habitat including swamps. 

Impacts of the issue

  • Decline and loss of palatable and grazing-sensitive species
  • Increased risk of erosion and weed invasion
  • Decline in condition of native vegetation and suitability of habitat for native species


  • Insufficient control of pest animals
  • Difficulty of control

Who plays a role


Strategies and Actions

Note - Actions are yet to be developed. We welcome your feedback.