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interesting places

great walk
vegetat'n types
overviews
weeds
botanic garden
people
plant hot spots
plant id
regional priority

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index (not much here yet)

partners
educate aware
data monitor
management
botanic garden
trails
plant id
bio manage
weeds
urban reveg
sustainable use resources
legislation
regional priority
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Six projects, with a few others clearly define "where we want to be in 10-15 years".

Effective action will require standard regional approaches that will emerge. E.g. linking communications: subjects, audiences, level of detail, media and projects. Also data information systems, partnerships and training

The table below shows the alignment of these projects with Community Natural Resource Management Plan (Townsville Thuringowa)

In brief these projects can achieve a surprising amount

By implementing large-scale projects now biodiversity is best retained, future costs are reduced and through sound partnerships initiatives will be welcomed.

Innovative large-scale natural asset management concepts like these that everyone likes are keenly supported at all levels of government.

In particular "Trails" interests people. It can readily link and communicate to the broader urban community many otherwise fragmented bits and pieces. Regardless of actually walking the trail, the public will want speaking groups to tell the story about many facets of natural assets and cultural history along these trails that transect our entire region.

Permeating the walking or spoken trails experience will be the way natural assets on and off the trails are looked after. Our large-scale biodiversity management project stands alone but is very closely linked to trails.

The National Park like idea will be adjusted first to suit all directly involved and will be non-controversial, unbureaucratic and welcomed by all.

 

Explanation of symbols

In Description of each major project column below

  • targets are in brackets… e.g. (operational 2005) means action to be implemented by 2005
  • action description is abbreviated "detailed action" text describing: "section", "subsection". It is important to see NaREF Action Plan booklet for the full text

"clause" column on left is the action number from the "NaREF Action Plan"

"priority" column on left has value "1" for very high priority, "2" for high priority, "3" for medium priority (NaREF action plan)

News

Six projects almost include everything we have to do regionally. Likewise an overview of regional priorities can be short. Until we have more time, this important but detailed page lists many of NaREF's 417 action plans that these six major projects contribute towards

 

Index of NaREF action plan segments

whole_of_catchment
community_participation
involving_business
education_schools
education_about_biodiversity
communicating_sustainability
native_vegetation
rehabilitate_degraded_areas
rural_and_residential
local_provenance_plants

weed_management
fire_management
forest_resources
wildlife
feral_animals
wetlands_and_fish_habitats
wetlands_stewardship
rivers
coastal
beach_and_dune

Legend

Description of each major project

6 major projects

Regional Trails sections Pinnacles and Hervey Range, 50km trails

T

Biodiversity management of specific 100 sq km area (Pinnacles and Hervey Range)

BM

Develop a regional strategy and manage wetland weed infestation

WW

investigate special type of non-restrictive National Park to encompass the Paluma to Reid River area. Encourages grazing and defence force activities

NP

Greater Region Botanical Garden (in Castle Hill Quarry?)

BG

Plant identification system, B&W book or colour image based user friendly system a quantum leap ahead of anything else

ID

Note: Implements "NaREF action plans" marked "1" in part directly. Note plant identification project (ID) also marks "1"where implementation is made considerably easier or much more effective.

 

 

¬ PR column indicates priority

1 indicates NaREF action addressed ®

NaREF actions addressed by 6 major projects (legend above)

clause

PR

brief description of action, see NaREF action plan for details

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

broad regional plans or catchment plans are established first

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whole of catchment top

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.1

 

(1.1.1)..Set up catchments

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.2

2

(1.1.2).. Catchment based information management system

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.2a

2

1.1.2A GIS database multi-agency (established 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

1.1.2c

2

1.1.2C develop monitoring program for all the strategies (operational 2005)

1

1

1

1

 

1

1.1.2d

2

1.1.2D identify catchment health indicators

1

1

1

1

 

1

1.1.2e

2

"1.1.2E Community groups and land manager easy access to info. via major Landcare and catchment Centre (permanently funds, volunteer run 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

 

1.1.3

1

(1.1.3).. Promotion and involvement of all community sectors catchment care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1.3a

1

"1.1.3A Public meetings (2005)/activities awareness/issues/processes, towards stewardship "

1

1

1

1

1

 

1.1.3c

1

1.1.3C Assess community groups and activities (directory bianually 2005)

1

1

1

 

 

 

1.1.3d

1

1.1.3D prepare land manager/community group info re management

1

1

1

 

 

1

1.1.3govt

1

1.1.3Gov't.. raise awareness of community involvement in gov't

1

1

1

 

1

1

 

 

Community Participation top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

6.1.1

1

(6.1.1)..Participation-form NaREF

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.1a

1

a NaREF guidelines (NaREF operates effectively with appropriate representation 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.1.1d

1

d NaREF - consult with the community (to get them to take on NaREF's job)

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.1.2

1

(6.1.2)..Participation-implement NaREF action plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.2a

1

"a NaREF - short term priority actions, funding, opportunities, responsibilities, evaluation"

1

1

1

 

1

 

6.1.2d

1

"d NaREF - assess progress against targets, publicise"

1

1

1

 

1

1

6.1.3

1

(6.1.3)..Participation-communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.3a

1

"a NaREF - communication plan built around publicising strategy, meeting objectives, projects"

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.1.3b

1

b NaREF - develop and deliver community education resources to explain regulatory processes

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.1.3f

1

f NaREF - special events and media promote NaREF and Landcare

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.1.4

1

(6.1.4)..Participation-education

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.4b

1

b NaREF - intergroup communication

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.1.4d

1

d NaREF - special events to promote objectives

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.1.4e

1

e NaREF - local media.. one page regularly re landcare stuff

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.1.4f

1

f NaREF - more recruitment events and activities

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

Involving Business and Industry top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

6.2.1

2

(6.2.1)..Industry-one-way partnerships

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.1a

2

a industry - identify private sector associations/networks for representation on NaREF

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.1c

2

c industry - links to industry

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.2

2

(6.2.2)..Industry- more on one-way partnerships

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.2b

2

b industry - offer opportunities to industry to help the environment

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.2c

2

c industry - identify strategic partnerships

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.2d

2

d industry - use industry funds to pay for celebrations

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.3

2

(6.2.3)..Industry-environmental planning advice/supervision

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.3d

2

d industry - monitor participation effectiveness

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.2.4

2

(6.2.4)..accessability to the public on env aspects of industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.5

1

(6.2.5)..Industry-recognition awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education schools top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

6.3.1

1

(6.3.1)..Local schools participation

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.3.1b

1

b schools - involve environmental ed. centres with regional NaREF objectives (education associations represented on NaREF 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.3.2

1

(6.3.2)..Schools -use external projects in curriculum

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.3.2a

1

a schools - expand to family/child activities on community group open days

1

 

 

 

1

 

6.3.2b

1

b schools - link to University re student involvement

1

1

1

 

1

1

6.3.2d

1

d schools - expand to family/child activities on landcare/env group activities (more family/children focused activities 2005)

 

 

 

 

1

1

6.3.2e

1

e schools - link NaREF priorities to educational institution activities

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.3.3

2

(6.3.3)..Link school related organisations

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.3.3a

2

"a schools - educational action orientated activities for children groups, guides, science clubs, principles, teachers etc"

1

 

 

 

1

1

6.3.3b

2

"b schools - build environment/social community links (more programs, more groups involved 2005)"

1

1

1

 

1

1

6.3.4

1

(6.3.4)..Schools-awards & participation

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.3.4b

1

b schools - children in environmental media situations

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

Education about biodiversity top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

6.4.1

1

(6.4.1)..Education-biodiversity information systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.1a

1

"a biodiversity - communicate about local native sp. from existing info, e.g. natural asset register "

1

1

1

 

1

1

6.4.1c

1

c biodiversity - identify priorities and information biodiversity awareness and understanding

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.1d

1

d biodiversity - improve accessability to information through Townsville Environment website

1

1

 

1

1

1

6.4.1e

1

e biodiversity - encourage specialist groups to share knowledge on evenings/events (more occasions and more people 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.2

1

(6.4.2)..Education-biodiversity information for community segments

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.2a

1

"a biodiversity - address 2.1, 2.9, 4.4-4.7, building on current initiatives, identify priorities for and develop local action guides, species based or habitat based for broad use. Link with 6.1.3a overall communication plan (increased no of local action guides produced 2005)"

1

1

 

 

1

1

6.4.2b

1

b biodiversity - identify target groups and individuals for involvement in these action plans (more organisations that produce guides 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.2c

1

c biodiversity - develop a local guide for coastal and marine

1

 

 

 

 

1

6.4.3

2

(6.4.3)..Education-biodiversity awareness

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.3a

2

a survey education needs and to monitor changes in attitude

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.4.3c

2

"c compile information on climate and biogeography of Dry Tropics (positive appreciation trends, more participants on projects 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.4

1

(6.4.4)..Education programs by community groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.4a

1

a biodiversity - Traditional Owner involvement in promotion and interpretation

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.4b

1

b biodiversity - train community groups in local biodiversity issues (more training with focus on local conservation 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.4c

1

c biodiversity - link to cultural and community services in councils

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.4d

1

"d biodiversity - promote focus on dry tropics nationally, state scale, regionally"

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.5

2

(6.4.5)..Education-awareness local provenance plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.5b

2

b biodiversity - promote local provenance

1

 

 

 

1

1

6.4.5c

2

c biodiversity - courses

 

 

 

 

1

1

6.4.5d

2

d biodiversity - high profile personality to promote

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.4.6

1

(6.4.6)..Education-biodiversity conservation awareness media promotion

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4.6a

1

"a biodiversity - increase profile of nature search, wild seeds, land for wildlife and others"

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.4.6b

1

b biodiversity - special events with local provenance focus

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

Communicating Sustainability top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

6.6.1

2

(6.6.1)..Education sustainability-understanding

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.6.1a

2

"a sustainability - convey meaning of ""ecologically sustainable"" and govt policies (govt) (2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.6.1b

2

b sustainability - provide debate on sustainability opportunities (increased public meetings/events 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.6.1c

2

c sustainability - monitor changes in public knowledge

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.6.2

1

"(6.6.2)..Education sustainability-Info systems, practices and effects"

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.6.2d

1

"d sustainability - advice and training, land managers and sustainability"

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.6.3

2

(6.6.3)..Education sustainability- to community segments

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.6.3a

2

a sustainability - approaches to communicating sustainability in communication plan 6.1.3a (high priority programs in place 2005)

1

 

 

 

1

 

6.6.3d

2

d sustainability - high quality environmental communication e.g. with Townsville Science Communicators Network etc.

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.6.3e

2

e sustainability - identify and promote sustainability examples broadly throughout community

1

1

1

1

1

1

biodiversity field segment plans come next
"actions" below establish segment: standards, training, plans, and implementation"

 

 

NativeVeg top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

2.1.1

1

(2.1.1).. Native Veg..Understand vegetation condition and threats

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.1b

1

"2.1.1B Consolidate distribution information, ecology, cons status in GIS database"

1

1

 

 

1

 

2.1.1f

1

2.1.1F Implement veg monitoring programs (monitoring underway 2005)

1

1

1

1

 

1

2.1.2

2

(2.1.2)..Native Veg..rural and urban veg management

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.2b

2

2.1.2B veg management planing region/CMU scales (developed 2005)

1

1

 

1

1

1

2.1.2c

2

2.1.2C develop veg mg't info @ CMU and Property scale (2005)

 

1

1

 

 

1

2.1.2d

2

2.1.2D implement veg management projects (projects underway 2005)

 

1

1

1

 

1

2.1.2e

2

2.1.2E communicate best practice/priorities for veg mang't

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.3

1

(2.1.3).. Native Veg..clearing and restoring vegetation

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.4

2

(2.1.4).. Native Veg..understanding and valuing local landscape

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.4a

2

2.1.4a compile and communicate information via multimedia

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.4b

2

2.1.4b identify target groups for awareness program by community

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.4c

2

"2.1.4c support, coordinate and promote local activities re biodiversity (participation catchment care increased 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.4govt

2

2.1.4Gov't.. raise awareness of community groups everywhere

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.5

1

(2.1.5).. Native Veg..manage threatened species/ecosystems and high conservation areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.5c

1

2.1.5c prioritise off-reserve public owned remnants and protect

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.1.5govt

1

2.1.5gov't.. resource protected estate veg management

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

Rehabilitate degraded areas top

T

BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

2.2.1

1

(2.2.1)..Rehabilitate -planning priorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2.1a

1

a maps of habitat corridors

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2.1b

1

b identify rehab sites by lokkers system

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.1c

1

"c reveg planning (TCC, ThCC, corridors) (2005)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.1d

1

d site specific implementation planning (2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.1e

1

e implement projects (priority projects implemented 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.1f

1

f monitor project outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.1g

1

g wildseeds seedbank and GA nursery support

1

1

1

 

1

1

2.2.1govt

1

Gov't… resources for rehabilitation

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.2

1

(2.2.2)..Rehabilitate -government/community links

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2.2a

1

"a develop ""best practice"" site rehab guidelines (adopted widely 2005)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.2c

1

c coordinate volunteer groups implementation

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.2d

1

d develop and promote info on rehab activities

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.3

2

(2.2.3)..Rehabilitate -development site damage rehabilitation

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2.3a

2

a distribute rehab guidelines on industry's application to develop

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.3b

2

b industry training

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.2.4

1

(2.2.4)..Rehabilitate -community involvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2.4a

1

a community capacity planning and implementation (groups and individuals increase 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.2.4b

1

b provide rehab volunteer advisors (efficient and effective 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Rural and rural residential top

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3.1

1

(2.3.1)..rural vegetation management planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3.1e

1

e develop and implement land condition monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.1f

1

f promote and advise re DNR manual-community to assess/monitor at CMU scale

1

1

1

1

 

1

2.3.2

2

(2.3.2)..rural sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3.2d

2

d property management planning (DPI)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.2e

2

e seek alternative sustainable industries

1

 

 

1

1

1

2.3.2f

2

f best practice/benchmarked guidelines for rural activities

2

1

1

1

 

1

2.3.2g

2

"g monitor effectiveness against land degradation etc targets (20% adopted best practice, and improvement results 2005)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.3

2

(2.3.3)..rural understanding and wiser management

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3.3a

2

a assess impacts rural residential

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.3b

2

b evaluate land capability for rural residential expansion

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.3c

2

"c best practice hobby farming/animal husbandry guidelines, rural residential (delivered 2005)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.3d

2

"d demonstration sites for hobby farming/animal husbandry guidelines established, rural residential (40% adopt ""best practice"" and is improvement)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.3e

2

e rural residential corridors maintained or rehabilitated

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.3.4

3

(2.3.4)..rural sustainability awareness and sense of responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3.4a

3

a identify champions of rural sustainability (involved with community plan and link broader community 2005)

 

1

1

 

 

 

2.3.4b

3

b raise awareness of rural issues in urban areas (rural recreational tourism activities increase 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

Local provenance plant (see section intro) top

T

 BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

2.5.1

1

(2.5.1)..non-profit local provenance seed bank and nursery

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.5.1a

1

a community based seedbank (supplies revegetation projects 2005)

1

1

 

 

1

1

2.5.1b

1

b community based nursery (supplies revegetation projects 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.5.1c

1

c promote and support the seed bank and nursery

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.5.1d

1

d effective volunteer labour and best practice (number of volunteers to increase 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.5.1f

1

"f develop ""how to do it"" guides"

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.5.2

2

(2.5.2)..Local provenance-community understanding

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.5.2a

2

a demonstration sites for reveg and landscaping

 

 

 

 

1

1

2.5.2b

2

b promote local provenance species use by commerce

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.5.2c

2

c collate existing info on local species incl bird and butterfly species

 

 

 

 

1

 

2.5.2d

2

d collate horticultural requirements of spp.

 

 

 

 

1

 

2.5.2e

2

e deliver short courses on plant id and landscaping (attendance increases annually 2005)

 

 

 

 

1

1

2.5.2f

2

f local native garden certification to promote use in landscaping (number certified increases steadily 2005)

 

 

 

 

1

 

2.5.3

2

(2.5.3)..Local provenance-knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.5.3a

2

a identify priorities for and undertake research on propagation of local provenance spp.

 

 

 

 

1

 

2.5.3b

2

b circulate outcomes to all stakeholders (more info results in increased seed viability 2005)

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

weed management top

T

 BM

WW

NP

BG

ID

2.6.1

1

(2.6.1)..weeds- prioritise areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.1b

1

b map key weeds across the region (2005)

1

1

1

1

 

 

2.6.1c

1

c identify/review priority weed sites

1

1

1

1

 

1

2.6.1d

1

d consolidate best practice innovative weed management

 

1

1

1

 

1

2.6.1e

1

e monitor weed control measures and spread (key sites monitored2005)

1

1

 

1

 

1

2.6.2

1

(2.6.2)..weeds- adopt communication methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.2b

1

b develop/distribute landholder guidelines for best practice weed management incl env. Weeds (2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.6.2c

1

C establish and promote demonstration sites for successful weed control programs (attendance increases 2005)

1

1

1

1

 

 

2.6.3

1

(2.6.3)..weeds- pest management plan involvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.3a

1

a public land weed control incl broad community involvement (no. successful weed eradication projects incr 2005)

1

1

1

1

 

1

2.6.3b

1

b compile/distribute info on legal responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.3d

1

d complete local weed identification cards

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.6.4

2

(2.6.4)..knowledge weed ecology

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.4a

2

a determine research priorities

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.6.5

2

(2.6.5)..awareness of new weed mechanisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.6.5a

2

a consolidate and communicate potential weed info

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.6.5b

2

b research to assess weediness of species new to the region (no. new env weeds spp. decr 2005)

1

1

 

1

1

1

2.6.5c

2

c mechanisms to monitor introduction of new plants

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

Fire Management top

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2.7.1

2

(2.7.1)..fire - knowledge and identify priorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.7.1b

2

b collate fire ecology info and communicate

1

1

 

1

1

 

2.7.1c

2

"c research fire monitoring plot network requirements, establish, involve community"

1

1

 

1

 

1

2.7.2

2

"(2.7.2) ..fire management for life, property, biodiversity"

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.7.2b

2

b plan and implement env sensitive fire management (no. of proactive fire management incr??? 2005)

1

1

 

1

 

1

2.7.2d

2

d monitor fire occurrence and effects

1

1

 

1

 

1

2.7.3

1

(2.7.3)..awareness of illegal burn damage

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.7.3a

1

a collate info on best timing and practices for burning

1

1

 

1

 

 

2.7.3b

1

b effective communication products on risks and fire management

1

1

 

1

 

 

2.7.3c

1

c school awareness program on fire (no. school hols fires lit no greater than other 2005)

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

Forest resources top

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2.8.1

1

(2.8.1)..Protect Clemant State Forest

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.1a

1

a consolidate Clemant Forest values

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.1b

1

B promote community awareness/involvement re multiple use forest resources

1

1

 

1

1

1

2.8.1c

1

C monitor Clemant biodiversity (values maintained 2010)

 

 

 

 

1

1

2.8.1govt

1

Govt..promote informed debate on state forest areas (public meetings incr. Forest management issue understanding 2005)

1

1

 

1

1

1

2.8.2

1

(2.8.2)..Forestry - sustainable mangm't

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.2d

1

D deliver information and activities to raise awareness of forest values

1

1

 

1

1

1

2.8.3

2

(2.8.3)..Forestry - Promote agroforestry

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.4

3

(2.8.4)..Forestry - Awareness of unsustainable practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.5

2

(2.8.5)..Forestry - Timber byproduct use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

wildlife top

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2.9.1

1

(2.9.1)..Wildlife - Distribution and habitat knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.1a

1

a workshop series consolidates info cons status/ecology wildlife & determines research priorities (govt to fund) (report and action 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.1b

1

b map wildlife distribution and link to corridor maps (2005)

1

1

1

1

1

 

2.9.1c

1

c assess wildlife threats and communicate (report and action 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.1d

1

d develop central wildlife information database

 

 

 

 

 

1

2.9.2

1

(2.9.2)..Wildlife - Management also habitat protection/corridors

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.2a

1

a partnerships exist to manage biodiversity

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.2c

1

"c protect, enhance, rehabilitate, manage priority habitats"

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.2d

1

D develop info materials on local wildlife diversity and conservation issues

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.2e

1

E land for wildlife facilitated

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.3

2

(2.9.3)..Wildlife-recovery programs threatened spp

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.3b

2

"b plan, implement, monitor ongoing threat abatement projects (plans complete 2005, populations increasing 2010)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.3d

2

d develop and distribute information on listed species

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.4

2

(2.9.4) ..Wildlife - Understand & protect urban wildlife

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.4c

2

c develop promotion materials to promote landscaping habitat

 

 

 

 

1

1

2.9.5

2

(2.9.5)..Wildlife - Involvement and monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.5a

2

"a volunteers monitor wildlife species, increase broader community understanding (naturesearch participation rises 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.9.5b

2

b involve industry and developers in habitat enhancement and protection (more community/industrial habitat protection projects 2005)

 

 

 

 

1

1

2.9.5c

2

"c develop information materials on wildlife diversity and conservation priorities and communicate (info availability on web sites, increased site access 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

Feral Animals top

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2.10.1

2

(2.10.1)..Ferals-Distribution and knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.1b

2

"b prioritise areas and species for control, review pest management plans"

1

1

1

1

 

 

2.10.2

2

(2.10.2)..Ferals-Implement pest management plans

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.2a

2

"a implement pest management plans and monitor effectiveness (program successful, numbers decreasing 2005)"

1

1

1

1

 

1

2.10.2b

2

"b consolidate and communicate best available control techniques, innovate, humane "

1

1

1

1

 

 

2.10.2e

2

e enable advise and support for local land managers (best practice guidelines produced and distributed 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.2f

2

f effective community education programs

1

1

1

1

1

 

2.10.2g

2

g compile and circulate pest management legal obligations

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.3

2

(2.10.3)..Ferals-Awareness about urban pets

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.3a

2

a volunteers involved in pest pet management

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.10.3b

2

b through partnerships with industry educate for responsible care and disposal of fish and pets

1

1

1

1

1

1

2.10.3c

2

c develop and deliver responsible pet care education programs (demand for educational materials/programs increases 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

 

Wetlands and fish habitats top

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3.1.1

1

(3.1.1)..Wetlands-Knowledge of benefits and condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.1d

1

"d wetlands and corridors relationships (accessable, reported and incl in planning 2005)"

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.1f

1

"f Wetlands identify health indicators (accessable, reported and incl in planning 2005)"

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.2

2

(3.1.2)..Wetlands management

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.2b

2

b wetlands management plan (town common and other long term projects underway 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.2c

2

"c plan and implement surveys, priorities, write specific wetland management plans, implement (positive trend in indicators by 2005)"

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.2d

2

d monitor health of wetlands

 

 

1

 

 

1

4.5.1

1

(4.5.1)..Fish-mangm't/protection habitats

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5.1b

1

"b identify likely ""fish habitat areas"" for declaration consideration (3 fish habitat areas declared 2005)"

 

 

1

 

 

1

4.5.1c

1

c develop and implement key fisheries area catchment management plans

 

 

1

 

 

1

4.5.1d

1

d organise fish care groups to rehab and monitor fish habitat areas (projects initiated 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

4.5.2

1

(4.5.2)..Fish-knowledge/manage habitat threats

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5.2a

1

a collate exotic fish distributions and prioritise threat abatement plans (report 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

4.5.2d

1

D develop and deliver awareness programs on fish habitat values and threats

1

1

1

1

1

1

4.5.2e

1

E fish ladders… habitat connectivity regional concept planning

 

 

1

 

 

 

4.5.3

1

(4.5.3)..Fish-releasing aquarium spp

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5.3a

1

A fish develop programs and info re risk of releasing aquarium spp in partnership with aquarium retailers (events held annually 2005)

1

 

1

1

1

 

4.5.3c

1

C ensure easy access to info on values of local fish habitats (e.g. web sites)

1

 

1

 

1

1

3.1.3

2

(3.1.3)..Wetlands-protected areas of various types

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.3b

2

b innovate to ensure freehold and leasehold wetlands are conserved long term (conserved representative wetland set identified and processes to secure conservation agreements underway 2005)

1

 

1

 

 

 

3.1.3c

2

c innovate to acquire or otherwise effectively include priority wetlands in the protected estate

 

 

1

 

 

 

3.1.4

2

"(3.1.4)..Wetlands-weed management, rehabilitation Note… 4.5.3b makes a,c,d,e,f here "very high priority"

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.4a

2

a identify wetlands for rehabilitation and methods

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.4b

2

B wetlands conduct grazing trials for weed management

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.4c

2

c assist community groups and landholders do repairs (20% of degraded wetlands have projects 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.1.4d

2

d wetlands advise land managers about best practice management

 

 

1

 

1

1

3.1.4f

2

f clean wetlands awareness campaign in schools

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

Wetlands and waterways stewardship top

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6.5.1

1

(6.5.1)..Wetlands stewardship-awareness and benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5.1a

1

"a wetlands stewardship - promote/interpret wetland env values, media, events (litter at wetlands monitored and decreased 2005)"

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.5.1b

1

"b workshops on wetlands/waterways, key user groups"

 

 

1

 

 

 

6.5.1c

1

c wetlands stewardship - feasibility of publicly accessible field trips

 

 

1

 

 

 

6.5.1d

1

d wetlands stewardship - communicate technical documents to public

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.5.2

2

(6.5.2)..Wetlands stewardship-involvement and protection

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5.2a

2

a wetlands stewardship - encourage community group wetland management projects (more groups with wetlands focus 2005)

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.5.2b

2

b wetlands stewardship - enlist volunteers rehab and monitoring of publicly owned wetlands

1

1

1

1

1

1

6.5.2c

2

c wetlands stewardship - support volunteers rehab and monitoring of publicly owned wetlands

 

 

 

 

1

1

6.5.2d

2

d wetlands stewardship - local media coverage

1

1

1

1

1

 

6.5.3

1

(6.5.3)..Wetlands stewardship-education programs by community

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5.3a

1

"a wetlands stewardship - community education programs to all (event attendance high, more educational programs on wetlands 2005)"

1

1

1

1

 

 

6.5.3e

1

e wetlands stewardship - volunteer participation increased using reef HQ benchmark

 

 

1

 

 

1

6.5.4

1

(6.5.4)..Wetlands stewardship-landmanager partnerships/management

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5.4b

1

b wetlands stewardship - inform and involve landholders through public meetings/events in management (public meetings held 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

6.5.4c

1

"c wetlands stewardship - distribute and produce management guidelines (more info sought, committing to management 2005)"

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

Rivers top

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3.2.1

1

(3.2.1)..Rivers-knowledge of benefits and condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2.2

1

(3.2.2)..Rivers-planning of framework

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2.2f

1

f monitor river health (underway across region 2005)

1

1

1

1

 

1

3.2.3

1

(3.2.3)..Rivers-riparian clearing and rehabilitation

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2.3b

1

b rivers assess riparian vegetation condition regionally

 

 

 

 

 

1

3.2.3d

1

d rivers implement veg management incl community rehab. (no. requests for landholder advice on stream management increases 2005)

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.2.3e

1

E rivers maintain seed supply for reveg.

 

 

 

 

 

1

3.2.4

2

(3.2.4)..Rivers-protect aquatic ecology/water flow

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2.4a

2

"a rivers map contamination sources, weeds, exotic fish spp"

 

 

1

 

 

1

3.2.4f

2

"f rivers monitor health and rehab/management effectiveness (health maintained, priority areas record improvements 2005)"

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

Coastal top

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4.1.1

1

(4.1.1)..Coastal management plan involvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1.1a

1

a coastal information preparation for community education/awareness

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.1.1c

1

c coastal determine indicators of health and monitor

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.1.2

2

(4.1.2)..Coastal-plan key conservation sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1.2b

2

b coastal site management plans ready (priority site plans implemented 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.1.2c

2

c coastal promote awareness

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.1.3

2

(4.1.3)..Coastal- suitable development planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1.4

2

(4.1.4)..Coastal-awareness

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1.4a

2

a coastal consolidate community groups to coordinate activities (no. coastcare projects increases 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.1.4c

2

c coastal events raise stewardship in community

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beach and dune top

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4.4.1

2

(4.4.1)..Dune-legislation

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4.2

2

(4.4.2)..Dune-plan key conservation sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4.2a

2

"a identify and prioritise beach and dune sites for management and rehab projects, site specific management plans (5 projects underway 2005)"

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.4.3

2

(4.4.3)..Formal dune-protect biodiversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4.3b

2

b Dune identify very high conservation value sites

 

 

 

 

 

1

4.4.3c

2

c Dune identify formal protection mechanisms for these sites (2 beach ridge/swales sites under formal nature conservation protection 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4.4

2

(4.4.4)..Dune-community awareness/sense of responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4.4c

2

c Dune promotion of natural values to community (annual workshop attendance 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

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