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Southern Fleurieu

Sustainable-production:  Reducing soil erosion risk

Low Priority

What is this issue

Mass erosion (i.e. land slips, slumps, gully erosion) 

Impacts of the issue

  • Decline in land condition
  • Sustainability of production
  • Capacity to recover after drought
  • Increased nutrient loads and turbidity in streams, affecting water quality and condition of aquatic habitats

Causes

  • Lack of cover (especially summer cover)
  • Associated with high rainfall events

Strategies and Actions

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