Surveys commenced again in late April 2013.
The last 3 months of 2012 recorded only 43mm while the first 4 months of the year 2013 recorded only 27mm of rain resulting in complete lack of eucalyptus flowering across a wide area and a failure of various wattle species to flower properly and set seed.
Final Report for Permit No: 10006285
Carried out by members of St Arnaud Field Naturalists Club Inc.
Location: Stuart Mill Nature Conservation Reserve, centred on Rostron Rd. Period: 30th April 2013- 30th November 2013