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Actions and Effort: To adapt to climate variability

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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: Adapt to climate variability risk

Responsibility

      

RCS Actions

Effort 

Progress*

Case Studies

Factor risk of climate variability and identify adaptation strategies in Goulburn Broken CMA and partner plans Identify areasvulnerable to  drought and fire (and climate) refugia and manage for protection (RCS)  
 Undertake risk assessments for specific biodiversity assets (including threatened species) to determine priority for investment and disinvestment. (BS 2010)  
Distinguish between short and long term fluctuations and long term trends and educate on the consequences of these e.g. scenario planning (WS) The Goulburn Broken Climate Change Adaptation Plan - in developement
 
 
 
A range of agencies to be included in discussions by DEPI and PV to have input into land management decisions (RCS
Factor risks to natural assets into public land fire management plans
 
Ensure information about high priority biodiversity assets is considered by fire-fighting authorities prior to and during wildfires (BS 2010)  

Strategic priority: Respond and recover from climatic events

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RCS Actions

Effort

Progress*

Case Studies

Plan and implement flood, fire and drought response and recovery Identify risks to drought refuge areas and develop mitigation plans (RCS)

Flood Investigation in the Marysville and Buxton area underway

Reduce the impact of flooding on Urban Centres including Marysville, Buxton, Woods Point and residents along the Delatite River. (IFS 2014)
Manage and design for episodic disturbances