Northland Lakes Annual Report - Autumn 2018

Northland Regional Council (NRC) has a programme of lake monitoring for around 90 lakes, of which 36 lakes are surveyed on a rotational basis over a maximum of five years.

Lakes were assessed for ecological value including endangered species, wetland and emergent vegetation extent, submerged vegetation abundance and composition (including LakeSPI assessment), water bird, fish and aquatic invertebrate presence and abundance.