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East Point Reserve biodiversity 5 year management plan 2014-2018

Details:

Title

East Point Reserve biodiversity 5 year management plan 2014-2018

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Version 2

Date

2014-03-05

Location

East Point Reserve

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; The Plan outlines management actions jointly developed by the Parks and Reserves and Climate Change and Environment departments which guide biodiversity management of East Point Reserve to year 2018. Annual biodiversity monitoring will be undertaken to determine ecosystem changes and revegetation success. Monitoring will be undertaken during the wet season as survey results are more comprehensive during this period in comparison to the dry.

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

Introduction -- Management actions -- Flora -- Weeds -- Fauna -- Birds -- Wallabies -- Atlas Moth -- Introduced species -- Roles and responsibilities -- Review -- Timeframe for Management Action implementation.

Language

English

Subject

Parks and reserves -- Management -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Biodiversity conservation -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; East Point Reserve (N.T.)

Publisher name

Darwin City Council

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Version 2

Format

11 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Darwin City Council

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/267181

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/444299

Page content

Version 2 05/03/14 5. Timeframe for Management Action Implementation Management Actions Start Finish Notes 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Date Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Action 1 Undertake annual wet season biodiversity monitoring 01/01/14 31/12/18 Once annually Action 2 Increase the current extent of rainforest through strategic revegetation and reduce edge effects. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing management Action 3 Continue regular vegetation management such as controlled thinning of the upper stratum tree species. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing management Action 4 Plant Atlas Moth larvae food plants Croton habrophyllus and Litsea glutinosa in revegetation works. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing management Action 5 Continue to use locally-sourced seed to propagate nursery stock for revegetation. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing management Action 6 Continued control of all weed species. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing management Action 7 a) Engage interested parties with the intention of developing an integrated approach to biodiversity management at the Reserve including a coordinated approach to weed management. 01/01/14 30/03/14 First meeting to be held in 1st quarter 2014. b) Host quarterly meetings. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing on a quarterly basis Action 8 Continue to support external stakeholders undertaking research at the Reserve. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing as required Action 9 Support the protection of shorebird roosting areas within and adjacent to the Reserve. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing as required Action 10 Install an artificial Osprey nesting platform. 01/01/14 30/12/14 Install first platform Action 11 a) Train staff to undertake wallaby population surveys. 01/01/14 01/07/14 Engage consultant and undertake training b) Undertake monthly wallaby population surveys. 01/01/14 31/12/14 On a monthly basis during 2014 c) Continue wallaby population surveys on a quarterly ba sis. 01/01/15 31/12/18 Ongoing on a quarterly basis Action 12 a) Liaise with Atlas Moth expert and breeder on rein troduction of the Atlas Moth to the Reserve. 01/01/14 01/07/14 Initiate discussions with breed er within 1st quarter of 2014 b) Reintroduce the Atlas Moth to the Reserve 01/01/14 31/12/18 Dependant on successful in crease of plants to support the population Action 13 Monitor and control introduced fauna species where appropriate. 01/01/14 31/12/18 Ongoing as required


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