2014); coastal tussock grassland and sedgeland
, scrub, wet heath, and open forest and woodland with a heathy understorey or mid-storey in Victoria (Morton et al.
The practice of enabling the sedgeland
ecosystems in the Rio de la Plata Estuary to regulate and recuperate themselves resonates with American philosopher and cultural ecologist David Abram's recognition that "the land that includes us has its own articulations, its own contours and rhythms that must be acknowledged if the land is to breathe and flourish" (267).
7 ha) vegetation associated with open coastal plains and near-coastal swamps (Eliocharis dulcis sedgeland
on marine plains, sparse herbland on open saltpans and tussock grassland); and, finally, 16% (1318.
By teaming up with community groups, the Alliance has treated 13 local salinity hotspots, helped protect three endangered regional ecosystems and one threatened species, tackled the special challenges of burgeoning lifestyle landowners, secured commitment of 80 per cent of egg and poultry producers to use the industry's environmental management system, and discovered a unique montane sedgeland
and heath wetland in the catchment and negotiated with the landholder to protect it.
The Swamp Antechinus inhabits dense wet heath and heathy woodland, sedgeland
and tussock grassland (Menkhorst and Knight 2011).
The valley contains a mixture of agricultural land and anthropogenic grassland, with swamp forest and tall sedgeland
in the swamp areas.
Interestingly, though, heathlands are patchily distributed in nature, often forming part of a larger mosaic also containing sedgeland
, wetlands, open woodland and forest.