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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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    WWF-Malaysia go full circle

    The independent evaluation of WWF-Malaysia’s Peninsular Malaysia Terrestrial Conservation Programme conducted by Conservation Management is part of their commitment to review, learn and improve so that long-term and sustainable conservation impact can be achieved.
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    MAKING ‘MERI’

    Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI), or ‘closing the loop’, is a term we are hearing and using more and more in our projects. In simple terms, once you’ve developed your plan and put it into action, MERI asks – “Is it working?”.
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    Investing in sharing - why Healthy Country works

    Tailored Communications are an integral part of Healthy Country Programs. Community leaders from the Narungga, Nukunu, and Ngadjuri Nations of South Australia as well as Natural Resources Northern and Yorke (NRNY) are committed to supporting the development of Healthy Country Plans (HCP) for these Nations.
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    Evaluation of WWF Malaysia Program

    The Peninsular Malaysia Terrestrial Conservation Program, WWF (World Wildlife Fund)-Malaysia, are fulfilling a critical stage of their journey to healthier landscapes by funding an independent evaluation for the first phase of their programme. This will focus on achievements to date, as well as recommendations for the next stage of activity.
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    'Properly looking after Country'

    Conservation professionals from across the world made their way to the small town of Poatina, Tasmania to take part in the latest Healthy Country Planning and Open Standards Workshop. Watch attendees reactions to the value of this workshop to them, their countries and communities.
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    First Nation’s team in Canada captures purpose of Healthy Country Planning

    First Nation from Canada recently came together with staff from The Nature Conservancy, workshop facilitators, and Conservation Management in Stanley Park, Vancouver.  At the end of the week, teams were asked to write down what they had learnt about Healthy Country Planning.
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    Marditja Banjima bush plants, foods & medicines

    The Marditja Banjima Rangers and Elders have based themselves at the Karijini Eco-Retreat in the Pilbara Region of WA to study local native plants for bush foods and medicinal uses. The Karijini on-country trip was planned by the Marditja Banjima Rangers to gain and share knowledge from their Elders about native plants, food and medicine.  Conservation Management Director, David Whitelaw is currently overseeing the Banjima Country Management team’s implementation of their Banjima Yurlubajagu Strategic Plan.
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    Bunuba people move toward joint management

    Traditional land management practices and the sharing of ecological knowledge will lead the way toward a positive future and better health of country and community. To achieve this, the Bunuba People of the Central West Kimberley and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (Parks and Wildlife) with support from the Kimberley Land Council and Conservation Management, worked together in 2016 towards both a Joint Management Agreement (JMA) and Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA). Conservation Management helped facilitate the process, working with all parties including Bush Heritage Australia and other regional NGOs to build a partnership platform around Bunuba’s Healthy Country Plan. Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation continues to work with all parties in the development of their healthy country plan, with Conservation Management currently providing communications and design support for the completion of the plan product.
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