The Ramsar Convention encourages the development of three key documents for each Ramsar site:
- Ramsar Information Sheets - required at the time of nomination of a site to the List of Wetlands of International Importance, are to be updated every six years, or when there are significant changes in the site's ecological character.
- Ecological Character Descriptions - describe the ecological character of the site at the time of its listing as a wetland of international importance.
- Management Plans - used to formulate and implement planning so as to promote the wise use and conservation of wetlands.
For more information about these documents see the Ramsar documents page.
Along with the available site documents, additional information and resources on this Ramsar site are listed below. Please note that apart from the Ramsar Information Sheets, not all documents are currently available for every Australian Ramsar site.
|Bachmann, M.R. and van Weenen, J. (2001). The Distribution and status of the Swamp Antechinus Antechinus minimus maritimus (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae) in South Australia. Nature Conservation Society of South Australia, Adelaide.
Barker, W.R., Barker, R.M., Jessop, J.P. and Vonow, H.P. (eds.) (2005). Census of South Australian Vascular Plants. 5th Edition. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. Supplement 1. (Botanic Gardens of Adelaide & State Herbarium: Adelaide).
Clarke S. (2006). The hydrological and vegetation restoration plan for Pick Swamp. Draft. DEH Mt Gambier.
Commonwealth of Australia (2005). Orange-bellied Parrot Recovery Plan. Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.
Croft, T., House, G., Oppermann, A., Shaw Rungie, A., and Zubrinich, T. (1999). Biodiversity Plan for South East South Australia. DEH South Australia.
Department of Environment and Planning (1992). Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park Management Plan.
DEWHA 2007. Australian Natural Resources Atlas http://www.anra.gov.au/topics/water/overview/index.html#river
Emmett, A. J. and Telfer, A.L. (1993) Influence of karst hydrology on water quality management in southeast South Australia. Environmental Geology, Volume 23, Number 2, 149-155.
Environment Australia. (2001). A Directory of Important Wetlands of Australia. Third Edition. Environment Australia, Canberra.
EPA (2003). Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy and Explanatory Report. Environment Protection Authority, South Australia. http://www.epa.sa.gov.au/pdfs/epwq_report.pdf
Grimes, K. G. (1994). The South-East Karst Province of South Australia. Environmental Geology 23: 134-148.
Hallam, N., and Thurgate, M. E. (1992). The biology of Ewens and Piccaninnie Ponds and Woolwash, Blacks and Gouldens Holes, South Australia. World Wide Fund for Nature Project 104. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Monash University.
Hammer, M (2002). The South East fish inventory: distribution and conservation of freshwater fishes of South East South Australia. Native Fish Australia (SA) Inc, Adelaide.
Hammer, M., Wedderburn, S., and van Weenan, J. (2007). Draft Action Plan for South Australian Freshwater Fishes (www.environmentsa.sa.gov.au). Native Fish Australia (SA), Adelaide.
McInnes K., Suppiah R., Whetton P., Hennessy K. and Jones R. (2003). Assessment of climate change, impacts and possible adaptation strategies relevant to South Australia. Climate Impact Group, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Melbourne.
Sands, D.P.A. and New, T.R. (2002). The Action Plan for Australian Butterflies, Environment Australia, Canberra.
Scholz, O. (1987). The biology of Piccaninnie Ponds and Ewens Ponds, South Australia, with reference to recent disturbances in the aquatic vegetation of Piccaninnie Ponds. Unpublished Thesis, Monash University.
Scholz, O. (1990). Physicochemistry and Vegetation of Piccaninnie Ponds, a Coastal Aquifer-fed Pond in South-eastern South Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 41: 237-46
SENRCC (South East Natural Resource Consultative Committee) (2004) Protection and Management of a Karst Rising-spring Wetland Reference Area of International Significance. Unpublished Report.
Thurgate, M.E. (1995). Sinkholes, caves and spring lakes. An Introduction to the unusual aquatic ecosystems of the lower South East of South Australia. South Australian underwater speleological society Occasional Paper Number 1.