2013 review

Last year

In 2013 Woodlands Environmental Management undertook the following projects:

  • conducting a Southern Highlands Shale Woodland community workshop for Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority (HNCMA)
  • Native Vegetation Act 2003 training for staff of HNCMA
  • updating and revising flora and fauna assessment guidelines for Wingecarribee Shire Council
  • preparation of Conservation Agreements at Burra and Coolagolite on behalf of NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH)
  • inspection of a Conservation Agreements at Bombala on behalf of OEH
  • preparation of Wildlife Refuges at Kybeyan and Coolagolite on behalf of OEH
  • preparation of Vegetation Management Plans for Endangered Ecological Communities at Bargo and Mittagong
  • flora and fauna assessments for proposed developments at Moss Vale, Robertson, Canyonleigh and Marulan in the Southern Highlands, at Williamsdale and Braidwood on the Southern Tablelands and at Long Beach on the South Coast
  • preparation of  Assessments of Significance (7-part test) for Endangered Ecological Communities at Werombi, Razorback, Barrengarry, Berrima and Burradoo
  • preliminary environmental assessments and constraints reports for proposed developments at Bundanoon, Bargo, Currans Hill, Oakdale, Pomeroy, Tahmoor and Welby
  • flora and fauna assessment and preparation of a Vegetation Management Plan for an Endangered Ecological Community at Glenquarry
  • conducting environmental assessment training workshops  (EP&A Act – Part 5) for local government  staff
  • preparing information brochures and booklets on Photo Monitoring and Bird Monitoring for HNCMA
  • implementing a Vegetation Management Plan at Tallong
  • flora monitoring at a gold mine at Major’s Creek

In March we began a three-year contract with NSW Office of Environment and Heritage as a part of the new Kanangra Boyd to Wyangala (K2W) Link within The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative. This will include undertaking promotions, liaison and landholder engagement in addition to establishing and monitoring Conservation Agreements and Wildlife Refuges.

http://www.greateasternranges.org.au/kanangra-boyd-to-wyangala-k2w-link

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