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  • Generational Change

    Spinifex Land Management are implementing their Healthy Country Plan involving Elders, Rangers and Youth to capture and share knowledge for their future opportunities.

  • Return to Country

    Healthy Country Planning is best done where people can see the values that are important to them and identify threats that need to be addressed.

  • Being On Country

    Remote area work comes with challenges and great opportunities. It takes unique skills and knowledge to care for these important places.

  • Creating Opportunity

    Our plans are all about actions – we provide implementation services to help you find the right people, build capacity and get the jobs done.

  • Shared Knowledge

    Our Healthy Country and Open Standards training and facilitation services build your capacity to drive your own projects and link with our broad support network.

  • Becoming Involved

    Join us and our network to share your skills and knowledge to see positive change happen.

Conservation Management - positive change in social and environmental places

Conservation Management believes that positive conservation impact comes from people actively managing natural resources, which in turn helps the community who live within that landscape.
We support this by connecting people, projects and places, and using practical adaptive management and collaboration tools. Download our Suite of Services brochure here.

What's New

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    Open Standards / Healthy Country Planning workshop 2018

    Planning and adaptive management for protected areas. Expressions of Interest are open for a five-day Open Standards / Healthy Country Planning workshop in the biodiversity hotspot of the Tasmanian Midlands. Using a well-proven adult learning approach, this intensive live-in course will give you a good understanding of how these tools can be directly used in your own work.
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    People, Policy Reform and Greater Indigenous Involvement - Path to a healthier outback

    The Outback represents one of Australia’s best conservation opportunities, as stated in the recently released Outback Paper Series, 'My Country, Our Outback'. The report was produced by Pew Charitable Trusts, a non-profit organization that aims to conserve Australia’s critical natural landscapes. The Paper contributes to the discussion on connecting, supporting and resourcing land managers to create a ‘modern outback.’ The Pew Report highlights the global significance of Australia’s outback in terms of biodiversity, as well as being the ‘living heart’ of Australia. The Outback is one of the few remaining great regions of nature, and covers 70% of the Australian continent. Pew’s 3 Point planning process aims to create a healthy, stronger outback that sustains both people and nature.
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    Banjima People on ROUTE to protecting country

    The Banjima people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia have taken strong steps toward implementing their recently completed Banjima Yurlubajagu Strategic Plan, which will help protect country and connect people to traditional lore. Banjima Country Management has established a Ranger workforce in Tom Price that is focused on building Banjima capacity to be on-country. The program will support the engagement of elders and the transfer of cultural knowledge. Initial focus will be on Banjima Rangers and elders spending time surveying and monitoring important sites to protect Banjima country and culture.Conservation Management’s backbone support services are being provided to help implement the Healthy Country Plan and address Banjima Country Management’s growing operations and governance needs.
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    People Coming Together for Biodiversity: Victorian Biodiversity Managers’ Network

    A new group has been established in Victoria to support people who manage land for biodiversity. The network is run by a team of professionals from within the industry, and aims to bring people together to facilitate knowledge exchange. Key goals are to develop best practice industry standards, and to facilitate workshops and training courses.  Conservation Management ran a session at the recent forum, providing insight into the use of the Open Standards for monitoring.
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