Victorian Volcanic Plains Conservation Management Network

Raising awareness about the value and use of native grasslands, seasonal wetlands, grassy woodlands & other ecosystems on the Victorian Volcanic Plains

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Native nettle flwOver the last couple of weeks actions by a landholder on the Victorian Volcanic Plains on what is considered a geologically significant site, has generated a fair bit of angst. It highlights again how difficult it is to manage and protect some areas and that we really need to consider how we can assist landholders to understand the value of what they have and reward them properly to manage such areas on behalf of all Victorians.

Here are some links to the recent articles in The Warrnambool Standard 14/7/16 & 15/7/16,  and   The Age.

…..and links to areas of cultural heritage sensitivity mapping and to the biodiversity interactive map for areas of Victoria’s biodiversity, native vegetation, flora and fauna interest.

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