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Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Strategy

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Action and Effort - Adapt to increase farm production

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*Progress rating is an indictaive qualitative assessment, these wil be further refined through data analysis, stakeholder and community consultation.

Strategic priority: Establish sustainable agricultural practices

Responsibility

      

RCS Actions

Effort 

Progress*

Case Studies

Create awareness and acceptance of sustainable management practices to improve land and soil condition Work with land managers to promote sustainable farming practises including soil health practises (L&B Team engagement) Support agri-business, currently happening but more needed (WS)
Continue to adjust whole farm planning to suit changing landholder needs (WS) Deliver whole farm planning (WS)
Continue to focus on remediating historic and emerging soil erosion issues to maintain the resilience of the natural environment and agricultural values (WS)
Ensure biodiversity protection is a key component of whole farm planning(WS)
 

 

Strategic priority: Increase biodiversity in agricultural land-use

Responsibility

      

RCS Actions

Effort 

Progress*

Case Studies

Create awareness and acceptance of land management practices that protect and improve terrestrial and aquatic habitat Continue to support and work with Landcare to revegetate strategic linkages particularly along waterways (WS)  
Improve crown water frontage management for community benefit (WS) (DEPI)  
Promoted incentives to improve natural resource mangement on private property to Shires and at events.
Provide incentives for landholder stewardship (active management for conservation) (BS 2010) (Government and others
 

vironmental stewardhip opporuntities for land managers

Promote concept of farm dams as wetlands (WS)  

Permanently protect areas on private land ensuring protection is upheld e.g. TFN covenants (WS)

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