The road to conserving woodlands: re-affirming some past prescriptions and developing the new

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Abstract

Summary points of chapter are 1. Protect the best patches, by minimising current threats to key assets;2. Expand woodland patches, by exploiting site resilience and promoting natural regeneration; 3. Development of suitable woodland disturbance regimes, such as fire, grazing, thinning, or other management interventions;4. 'Plug the holes', by restoring degraded patches and then monitoring the outcomes;5. Implement conservation programs that are congruent with farm operations, economics and infrastructure;6. Ensure conservation programs are tied to long-term binding covenants; and 7. Improve and maintain communication strategies in regards to the 'so what' question about woodlands. It is vital we continue our messages and communication about conserving woodlands, given the large public investment we advocate
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTemperate Woodland Conservation and Management
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherCSIRO Publishing
Pages183-190
Number of pages8
Edition22
ISBN (Print)9780643100374
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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