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Actions and Effort - Adapt to land-use change

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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: Capture opportuntites from land development

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RCS Actions

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Case Studies

Plan land-use to minimise loss of biodiversityIdentify high value assets and potential biodiversity corridors in lifestyle areas and assist local government in the development of appropriate tools to include biodiversity in planning decisions (RCS
                                
SoilCare grants in the region can improve knowledge of how to tackle erosion
Address erosion, sedimentation and other pollution sources to waterways (RWS)
Business case for native vegetation offsetting developed by Biosis
Assist local government to develop and apply appropriate planning tools for all council plans and strategies (e.g. Municipal Strategic Statement review, policies, & overlays) to increase the protection and reduce risks to biodiversity (e.g., matching land use intensity to land characteristics) (BS 2010)
Strategic Land use planning for native vegetation off setting – Local Government over the counter Native Vegetation off setting program (WS)
Strategic Land use planning for native vegetation off setting – Local Government over the counter Native Vegetation off setting program (WS)
Manage public land to minimise loss of biodiversityPartner agencies to become more involved in meetings that are making land management decisions (RCS)
Our Catchments Our COmmunity projects developed with Partnership team.
Influence forest management including timber harvesting to achieve improved biodiversity outcomes, when opportunities arise such as during reviews of relevant state legislation and policy. Work with local forest planners (BS 2010)Strathbogie Forests Alliance changed the fire plan for Strathbogie Ranges in 2015, dramatically reducing the area to be burned for fuel reduction.
Promote land-use capability assessments and implementation, including use and management of waterPromote Whole Farm Planning program (including as a way to better protect biodiversity) (CNRMAP 2013) 
Incorporate into the Victorian Planning provisions the requirement for land management plans to be provided as subdivision stage (WS

Strategic priority: Plan for and manage floods

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Understand more about the nature of flooding to manage its impact on the natural and built environmentsDemonstrate and education on the benefits of wetlands for flood mitigation (WS)
Updated Flood Overlay for Mansifield.