Category Archives: Offset Management

Biodiversity Interactive Mapper

The Biodiversity Interactive Map is an easily accessible, free and very useful resource for both students and professionals in the environmental industry. It can provide you with basic information regarding: Native Vegetation Biodiversity Planning info Highlight any threatened flora & fauna Location of native wetlands Marine and coastal info Located areas of disturbance Provide catchment … Continue reading Biodiversity Interactive Mapper

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Changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions

The Victorian State Government has recently concluded a review into native vegetation clearing regulations. The Outcomes Report (linked below ) gives an overview of the review process and lists 29 proposed changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions, as well as those changes to be implemented independently of the provisions. The review aims to ‚Äúsensibly protect … Continue reading Changes to the Victorian Planning Provisions

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Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plain

Greening Australia and Trust for Nature have recently released a Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plains. The Summary Report (linked below) contains a wealth of information on values, threats and actions relevant to the natural vegetation communities of the bioregion. It provides succinct information on natural assets present, grouped into eight categories: Plains … Continue reading Conservation Action Plan for the Victorian Volcanic Plain

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Offset management tips – How to collect EPBC listed Spiny Rice-flower seed

  Recently, the team at Aus Eco Solutions started collecting seed from critically endangered and EPBC listed (Environment Protection Biodiversity & Conservation Act 1999)¬†Spiny Rice-flowers (Pimelea spinescens subsp. spinescens). We manage a number of sites West of Melbourne in Altona, Deer Park and Eynesbury that hold this rare and iconic EPBC listed species, and the … Continue reading Offset management tips – How to collect EPBC listed Spiny Rice-flower seed

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