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Actions and Effort - Adapt to climate variability

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

Strategic priority: Adapt to climate variability risk

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Factor risk of climate variability and identify adaptation strategies in Goulburn Broken CMA and partner plans  
  
Biodiversity fund (Federal Government funded) has created significant landholder interest in protecting and restoring biodiversity. Demand is greater than supply. (WS)
Increase landscape connectivity (WS)
 
 
 
Factor risks to natural assets into public land fire management plansEnsure information about high priority biodiversity assets is considered by fire-fighting authorities prior to and during wildfires. (BS 2010)
Discussing at safer together meetings about the lack of data for the Strathbogie Ranges
  

Strategic priority: Respond and recover from climatic events

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Plan and implement flood, fire and drought response and recovery 

GB CMA is developing more accurate flood mapping to better inform community of likely impacts from high rainfall events.

Identify where agencies and community can have influence and build partnerships with public land managers (RCS)
Reduce the impact of flooding on Urban Centres including Taggerty, Acheron, Alexandra, Molesworth, Yea, Thornton, Eildon and Mansfield (IFS 2014)
Ensure proactive rather than reactive approach based on science and including natural asset protection (WS)
  
  

Strategic priority: Capture opportunities from a low carbon future

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Identify where carbon sequestration activities provide environmental, economic and social benefitsResearch and clear communication needed so that it can be incorporated into community planning (WS)Biodiversity FUnd (federal Government) provides opportunities for participating landholders to investigate and pariticpate in, the carbon market.