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Case studies on biodiversity conservation - Volume 1

28 May 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79681-3 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79682-0 (HTML version)

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 95KB)

Membership of the Committee
Committee Secretariat
Terms of reference
List of abbreviations

 
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 60KB)

Scope of this report

 
Chapter 2 Southwest Western Australia (PDF 815KB)

Committee activities
Meeting with South West Catchments Council and South Coast Natural Resource Management
Meeting with Gondwana Link, Cape to Cape Catchments Group, and Greening Australia
Lake Cave and nearby marri tree decline
Riparian rehabilitation at Leeuwin Estate
Issues explored in southwest Western Australia
Changed rainfall patterns in southwest WA
Committee comment
Tree decline
Committee comment
Phytophthora dieback
Committee comment
Reduced groundwater in Leeuwin–Naturaliste caves
Committee comment
Gondwana Link landscape connectivity project
Committee comment
Concluding remarks

 
Chapter 3 Tasmanian Midlands and Central Plateau (PDF 432KB)

Committee activities
Revegetation in the Tasmanian Midlands
Threatened plant species on the Central Plateau
Pencil pines
Miena cider gums
Issues explored in Tasmania
Changes in rainfall patterns
Committee comment
Fire regimes in alpine ecosystems
Committee comment
Threats from pests and disease
Committee comment
Research and cooperation
Committee comment
Maintaining flexibility
Committee comment
Concluding remarks

 
Chapter 4 NSW Snowy Mountains region (PDF 366KB)

Committee activities
Charlotte Pass, Kosciuszko National Park
Meeting with Great Eastern Ranges Initiative and Kosciuszko to Coast
Issues explored in the NSW Snowy Mountains
Committee comment
Feral animals and invasive weeds
Committee comment
Other possible effects of climate change in alpine environments
Committee comment
Active management across jurisdictions
Committee comment
Great Eastern Ranges and Kosciuszko to Coast landscape connectivity projects
Committee comment
Concluding remarks

 
Chapter 5 Conservation and engagement in Sydney (PDF 824KB)

Committee activities
Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
Issues explored in Sydney
Committee comment
Community engagement
Committee comment
The role of botanic gardens
Committee comment
NSW Seedbank and PlantBank
Committee comment
Wollemi pine as a ‘living fossil’
Committee comment
Pests and disease
Committee comment
Concluding remarks


Glossary of terms (PDF 49KB)

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