Category: Past Projects

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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Living in the Lockyer Property Management Planning Kit

Living in the Lockyer Property Management Planning Kit

I prepared the Living in the Lockyer Property Management Planning Kit as an accompanying resource to the Lockyer Catchment Centre guidebook Living in the Lockyer – A Landholders Guide to Land, Water, Wildlife and Vegetation Management in the Lockyer Catchment

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Land Use Planning Handbook for the Lockyer Catchment

Land Use Planning Handbook for the Lockyer Catchment

The Land Use Planning Handbook for the Lockyer Catchment, which I prepared in 2001, describes the ‘land systems’ planning approach used in NRM planning in the Lockyer Catchment of South East Queensland. The Lockyer Catchment was divided into six land

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2001 Southern Queensland Biodiversity Recovery Conference

2001 Southern Queensland Biodiversity Conference Proceedings

How do we maximise the ability of Regional Vegetation Management Plans (RVMPs) process, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality (NAPSWQ), Natural Heritage Trust Stage Two (NHT2) and other key processes and initiatives to deliver biodiversity conservation outcomes?

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2000 South East Queensland Biodiversity Recovery Conference

2000 South East Queensland Biodiversity Conference Proceedings

I initiated, organised and convened the 2000 South-East Queensland Biodiversity Recovery Conference, which had the theme Taking Biodiversity Conservation “From Vision to Reality”. Held at the University of Queensland Gatton Campus from 21-26 October 2000, the conference brought together almost

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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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