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Conservation Management Network


An ongoing series of informational entries

Our Latest Blog Entry

March 15, 2022

Long time Australian scientist and advocate Dr Paul Gibson Roy outlines a way forward for Australian Grassy Ecosystem Restoration. This report (in the link below) was compiled following a recent Churchill Fellowship visit to the USA.

Grassy Ecosystem Restoration ..Policies and Practices

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Indigenous Australia

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 20 December, 2020 at 17:20 Comments comments ()

Is Landscape Restoration Working?

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 7 May, 2020 at 16:20 Comments comments ()

Newstead conservationist and celebrity blogger Geoff Park has given this assessment of where we are at as far as the Loddon Valley is concerned.

Article posted on Connecting Country website

Cultural Heritage ...How to manage your land

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 10 January, 2020 at 15:55 Comments comments ()

Cultural heritage management plans, permits, agreements and tests


Read the simplified version on the Landcare Victoria website

Best Nature App Ever ..Its free

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 24 October, 2019 at 22:45 Comments comments ()

Atlas of Living Australia has partnered with the global citizen science database maintained by iNaturalist to launch this month the app 

iNaturalist Australia

It is very easy to use with your smartphone after you have got the app from the app store and registered and given the permissions asked for. You can also put it on your computer. As the Australian database gets bigger the database will improve its identification capabilities so that the citizen scientists will b...

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Parks Victoria Draft Land Management Strategy Aspirations and Principles

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 27 August, 2019 at 17:50 Comments comments ()

Draft Aspiration and Guiding Principles

The draft Aspiration and Guiding Principles which will form the foundation of the Land Management Strategy are below. Take a look and discuss them with your community and members.

“Victoria’s parks are resilient, inclusive and valued; conserving nature and cultural heritage; supporting Traditional Owner aspirations; and contributing to healthy communities.”


Maintain and strengthen th...

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UN report Climate Change and Land

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 8 August, 2019 at 21:10 Comments comments ()

This report indicates the 2 degree rise in world temperature can be postponed for 20 years if land managers look at how sustainable their practices are. Extensive world wide data has been used to arrive at the figures that the conclusions from this report are derived. In particular they have identified feedback loops that will accelerate (or reduce) climate change, via land degradation (or conservation)

White-fronted Honeyeater at Korong Vale

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 5 August, 2019 at 4:40 Comments comments ()

Thanks to Robin Sharp for this image of a white-fronted honeyeater.

Ravens and Magpies

Posted by Barrie Taylor on 11 February, 2018 at 18:05 Comments comments ()

Thanks to Robin and Gordon sharp for these observations

“Ravens and Maggies living together sharing food, Raven hiding food and teaching the young Ravens how to drink.

They seem to live together with respect for one an other, you stay that side we will stay this side”

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