Rem Veg
Livingstone Remnant Vegetation Study Group
 
Livingstone Remnant Vegetation Study Group or “Rem Veg” started as a 3-year project in 1994 and has now run for 17 years. Over the years nearly 300 volunteers have contributed over 22,000 hours of work in the collection and recording of data, rehabilitation of remnant vegetation, worked in the community nursery and seed bank, and helped inform the community of the value of local native vegetation.
Issues considered important by the group include: retention and registration of significant vegetation sites, roadside vegetation and water catchment protection, management of vegetation on public and private land.
 
   
   
History and Archives
 
A great part of the work of Rem Veg has been the study of native plant species in our area and the publication of the results for future reference, at the same time a Herbarium was begun and a Seed Bank established.
Below is a brief history of Rem Veg, some of the projects that they have undertaken as well as the present Lammermoor project.

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Community Seed Bank
 
In 1998 the vision of revegetating using local plants propagated from our own Seed Bank was translated into reality with a Government Grant. Principals and ideals were formalised and community education and seed collecting training sessions were started, storage space was arranged and the adventure began.
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Herbarium
 
While carrying out field survey assessments of remnant vegetation Rem Veg volunteers collected plant samples for identification purposes.
A herbarium was then assembled from these dried and mounted specimens and stored for future reference. These are used to catalogue or identify the flora of an area, essential for the study of plant taxonomy and the study of geographic distributions.
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Community Nursery
 
Once a supply of local seed was established in the Seed Bank, Livingstone Shire Council gave Rem Veg the use of the Council Nursery at Cordingley Street in Yeppoon, and contributed to the propagation of plants by buying plant pots and potting compost. Rockhampton Regional Council has continued with this support.
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  LNG Vegetation Zones
  - A: Car Park area
  - B: Lioness Park
  - C: Ivey St. East entrance
  - 1: Paperbark swamp
  - 2: Kedron Park
  - 3: Lammermoor creek
  - 4: Poplar gum woodland
  - 6: Beach scrub
  - 7: Secondary dune
  - 8: Foredune
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