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brigalow

Austral
a. any of various acacia trees
b. (as modifier): #5brigalow country
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Coal markets have slid from all time highs, making many of the projects originally proposed for the Desert uploads and Brigalow belt bioregion unviable.
For the second question, we used Appendix 2 of McDonald (1996), which lists the vascular plant species recorded in vine thicket communities (dry rainforest) of the Brigalow Belt Biogeographic Region, to identify those plants which represent dry rainforest.
The Brigalow Belt landscape is so-named because it was once characterised by approximately 7 million hectares of native brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) vegetation communities (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities [DSEWPAC], 2011).
In 2005, 350,000 hectares of western woodlands in the Brigalow Belt South and Nandewar bioregions were protected in a new reserve system, including the Pilliga and Goonoo forests in central and north west of the state.
These subsoil constraints include sodicity and salinity in Vertosols of north-west New South Wales and southern Queensland, acidity in Vertosols dominated by N-fixing brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) vegetation, and sodicity in Vertosols of central Queensland (Irvine and Doughton 2001; Daniells et al.
Using such available scientific information, Bush Heritage has identified five key regions in Australia in which to focus its conservation investment: the Gulf to the Cooper basin, the Brigalow Belt in central Queensland, the grassy box woodlands in New South Wales and Victoria, the Tasmanian midlands and south-west Western Australia.
The Brigalow catchment study, described by Cowie et al.
Also, conservationists in New South Wales have welcomed the State Government's decision to protect 348,000 hectares of the Brigalow Belt Western Woodlands.
A Queensland Parks and Wildlife study conducted in the heavily cleared Brigalow woodlands found that animals tolerant of disturbance usually occupied small patches and isolated strips of remnant vegetation.
Silburn DM, Cowie BA, Thornton CM (2009) The Brigalow Catchment Study revisited: Effects of land development on deep drainage determined from non-steady chloride profiles.
3) were taken from pasture samples from the Brigalow Research Station, which indicate that 25-30% of cover is green during summer (B.