Tag Archives: land management

Catchment and Property Planning Meningie Districts (S3101)

Survey of farmers knowledge of Property Management Planning (PMP); Publicity; Liaison/planning for PMP workshops; planning for soil pit fields; group formation (1st workshop); reporting; revegetation; fencing; weed & vermin control; control of weeds on Narrung Peninsula; the Narrung Peninsula Soil Board proposed making Narrung Peninsula a rabbit-hare-fox-other feral animals-free zone.

Integrated Rabbit Control – a key to sustainable arid lands

The main objective is to ensure that land managers include rabbit control as an integral part of the sustainable use of rangelands and to: improve rabbit control techniques; manage total grazing pressure; increase risk management through drought tolerances/reserves; stabilise the decline in biodiversity. This project is also aimed at supporting land managers to take ownership […]

Elliston Sheringa Tooligie Rabbit Control Demonstration Project

Rabbits are a major cause of land degradation in hard limestone grazing country of Elliston-Sheringa-Tooligie area; production lost & regeneration of native vegetation inhibited. Many farmers discouraged. Series of demonstration sites to show 1st-hand rabbit-damage. The objective of this project is to increase the level of effective rabbit control activity in the area, with consequent […]

Rabbit Control and Bush Regeneration in Arid Lands

Rabbits contribute significantly to land degradation of pastoral lands and are a major economic and environmental concern for land managers. Previous experience of the Kingoonya Rabbit Control Group showed that effective rabbit control measures were not well understood by many land managers. Hands-on training in warren destruction was conducted to provide land managers with the […]

Vertebrate Pest Research Unit (VPRU)

The Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, located at NSW DPI?s Orange Agricultural Institute, undertakes research which addresses industry priorities in relation to vertebrate pest management and, increasingly, the management of environmental pests. The aim is to improve agricultural production and enhance conservation values through the reduced impact of vertebrate pests. The unit?s applied research has direct […]

Conservation and Land Management Act

An Act to make better provision for the use, protection, and management of certain public lands and waters and the flora and fauna thereof, to establish authorities to be responsible therefor, and for incidental or connected purposes. Provides for the preparation of management plans, in consultation with the public, to achieve the objectives of management […]

Nature Conservation Act

The object of this act is the conservation of nature. This is to be achieved by an integrated and comprehensive conservation strategy that includes: the gathering of information and community education; the dedication and declaration of protected areas; the management of protected areas; the protection of native wildlife and its habitat; the use of protective […]

National Parks and Wildlife Act

An Act to provide for the establishment and management of reserves for public benefit and enjoyment; to provide for the conservation of wildlife in a natural environment; and for other purposes. Requires plans of management and conservation to be developed and implemented in National Parks located in the State.

Endangered Species Protection Act

The objects of this Act are to promote the recovery of species and ecological communities that are endangered or vulnerable; to prevent other species and ecological communities from becoming endangered; to reduce conflict in land management through readily understood mechanisms relating to conservation; to provide for public involvement in conservation; and to encourage co-operative management […]

Land Management Issues: Attitudes and Perceptions Amongst Aboriginal people of Central Australia

Aboriginal attitudes and perceptions of land management issues differ considerably from those of mainstream land managers. Explanations for the nature and condition of land and resources have their root in Aboriginal culture rather than in the western scientific paradigm. This is an issue of great importance when looking at any of the activities which take […]