Prior to each meeting and meal, we participated in a prayer and acknowledgment of those past, present and future. A powerful process that brought spirit and respect to all proceedings.
The Centre for Appropriate Technology and Conservation Management are in the process of supporting the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) to develop and deliver a community-based approach to update the Masigalgal Working on Country Plan in the Torres Strait.
Dja Dja Wurrung Country, from central Victoria, are implementing their Rivers and Waterways program as identified in their Healthy Country Plan, Djelkunya Dja.
To achieve the diverse goals set by community, Dja Dja Wurrung have embarked on five water projects, each with individual project officers.
Banjima people value all of Banjima country - but these days BHP, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals, tourists, conservationists and pastoralist value it too. Modern management of Banjima country requires Banjima people to work with many stakeholders, and they are using their Banjima Yurlubajagu Strategic Plan to help others understand their shared vision for Banjima country.
Located in the heart of the Gulf of Carpentaria, the Li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Country Rangers have been operating since 2003 and have large areas of country recognised as Indigenous Protect Areas. Evolving from an initial 2 rangers to now 16 and are leaders within their community.
The recently held training course in Planning and adaptive management for protected areas was run out of Poatina, Tasmania in early February. Healthy Country Planning (HCP) is based on the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation and is helping link conservation projects globally.
What do we need to do to keep on top of weeds? What do we do about tracks that affect the flow of water? What can pastoral properties do to continue being productive under these challenging conditions? These were some of the questions the Kingoonya NRM group were asking and hearing when they brought local community and industry members together to review and adapt the Kingoonya District NRM Action Plan.
The South Australian Murray-Darling Basin (SAMDB) NRM Board know how important the Danggali mallee landscape is to the people that live, work and visit the area. To help protect and restore the values that all those people care about SAMDB NRM Board worked with Birdlife Australia, Australian Lands Trust and Conservation Management to bring stakeholders and Traditional Owners together to develop a landscape scale Conservation Action Plan for the area.
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.