Archive for category: Biodiversity

New Legislation to Boost Investment in Biodiverse Farming

The Australian Government will shortly begin consultation on new legislation aimed at creating a national biodiversity stewardship market to facilitate private sector investment in farmers who improve the environmental condition of their land. Through the Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship Package, the Australian Government and Australian National University have developed processes...

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Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program Launching Soon

Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program Launching Soon

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will be inviting Expressions of Interest for their NEW $15M Carbon Farming & Land Restoration Program soon. The Program aims to unlock the potential of carbon farming in the South West agricultural zone and enable rural businesses to establish carbon farming projects that deliver priority environmental, community and economic...

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Wellington National Park survey finds stable native species populations

Wellington National Park survey finds stable native species populations

A recently completed wildlife monitoring snapshot has identified Wellington National Park as important habitat for several threatened mammal species. Results suggest native species populations are stable and widely distributed across the park, whereas introduced predator populations are in low densities and limited in range. These positive results emphasise the...

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