Category: Biodiversity Conservation

Biodiversity Recovery Plan for Gatton and Laidley Shires, South-East Queensland 2003-2008

Gatton Laidley Biodiversity Recovery Plan Version 2

The Biodiversity Recovery Plan for Gatton and Laidley Shires, South-East Queensland 2003-2008 takes a multi-species recovery planning approach, addressing the conservation and recovery of all known significant species and ecological communities within the defined local government areas of Gatton and

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Land and Environmental Management Plan for Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (S.S.A.A.) Lockyer Branch Inc.

Land and Environmental Management Plan SSAA Shooting Range Lockyer Valley

I prepared a Land and Environmental Management Plan (LEMP) for the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (S.S.A.A.) Lockyer Branch Inc. to support their development application for a Shooting Range in Gatton Shire.

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Holistic Natural Resource Management of Crows Nest Shire (‘Project Green Nest’)

Natural Resource Management Strategy for Crows Nest Shire

The ‘Holistic Natural Resource Management of Crows Nest Shire Project’, which I coordinated in 2001-2,  saw Queensland’s Crows Nest Shire become one of the first rural local governments in Australia to implement an incentive-based NRM program that included an environmental

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Gatton Shire Biodiversity Strategy

Gatton Shire Biodiversity Strategy

I prepared the Gatton Shire Biodiversity Strategy in 2000 as a component of the Natural Heritage Trust (NHT) funded Gatton Shire Vegetation Assessment and Conservation Project. The Strategy advanced innovative win-win solutions to benefit both biodiversity and the landholders and

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Environmental tourism in the Lockyer Valley

Lockyer Catchment - Hidden valley

The Lockyer Valley, located a short drive west of Brisbane, features large areas of natural bushland with spectacular mountain and sandstone gorge scenery. There are a wide range of vegetation types from rainforests to wildflower heaths, and many significant native

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Sustainable Management of the Helidon Hills

I led a three-person team in coordinating the Sustainable Management of the Helidon Hills project in 1998-99. The project engaged the community and other stakeholders in sustainable management planning for the complex land use and management issues faced by one

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South-East Queensland Rainforest Recovery News

SEQ Rainforest Recovery News Issue 1

South-East Queensland Rainforest Recovery News was published in 1997-1999 to provide updates on the initiation of one of Australia’s first multi-species recovery planning projects, the South-East Queensland Rainforest Recovery Project (which evolved from the earlier South-East Queensland Vineforests Project).

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Glen Rock Green Corps Project

Glen Rock Green Corps Project

The Glen Rock Green Corps Project engaged unemployed young people to carry out nature conservation work and visitor facility construction at the Glen Rock Regional Park in the southern Lockyer Valley. Glen Rock Regional Park adjoins the World Heritage listed

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Teddington Weir Vineforest Project

Teddington Weir Vineforest Project

Teddington Weir, located near the Queensland city of Maryborough, was selected as a demonstration site for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South-East Queensland Vineforests Project. As a public recreation area, Teddington Weir represented an outstanding location for educating

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South-East Queensland Vineforests Project

Conservation of Vineforests in South-East Queensland

In 1991, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) funded a study of 232 vineforest sites in the South-East Queensland Bioregion, in association with the Queensland Herbarium. The study culminated in the publication of The Vineforest Plant Atlas for South-East

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