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Management program for the saltwater crocodile in the Northern Territory of Australia 2009-2013

Details:

Title

Management program for the saltwater crocodile in the Northern Territory of Australia 2009-2013

Creator

Fukuda, Yusuke; Delaney, Robyn; Leach, Gregory J

Issued by

Northern Territory. Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2009-04

Description

The draft program is open for public comment to Friday 29 May 2009. Includes Summary document.

Notes

Date:2009-04; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Crocodylus porosus -- Northern Territory; Crocodiles -- Conservation -- Northern Territory; Crocodiles -- Control -- Northern Territory; Crocodiles -- Government Policy -- Northern Territory

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Edition

Draft.

Format

60 pages : illustration, maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781921519260

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Related links

http://hdl.handle.net/10070/214159[Final Edition]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/212633

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/716134

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/716136

Page content

Draft Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile in the Northern Territory 42 Appendix 2: Annual Milestone Matrix for 2009-2013 Program Milestone Program Reference Action Officer 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Objective 1 - To facilitate the sustainable use of Saltwater Crocodiles Ensure all harvest permits minimise the possible negative impact on or conflict with tourism or cultural interests. 4.1 Restrictions on live animal harvesting. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Develop and implement a GIS database to assist with both allocation of eggs and monitoring harvest effort and compliance. 4.1 Harvest ceilings. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North commence Investigate and take appropriate action on all suspected local impacts on the population. 4.1 Harvest ceilings. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Instigate adaptive management actions should there be any increased threats to the Saltwater Crocodile and their habitat. 4.1 Harvest ceilings. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Ongoing, review review review review review Ensure harvest ceiling is set in accordance with the provisions of this management program. 4.1 Harvest ceilings. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North July - September July September July September July September July - September Assess all permit applications and ensure egg allocation is distributed across harvest regions in accordance with the provisions of this management program. 4.1 Harvest ceilings Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North September - October September October September October September October September - October Ensure that the annual commercial harvest of Saltwater Crocodiles does not exceed the approved ceiling for each category. 4.2 Permits and compliance. Director, Wildlife Management North July - September July September July September July September July - September Assess applications and issue permits under the TPWC Act. 4.2 Permits and compliance Director, Wildlife Management North Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Monitor and audit harvest applications, approvals and returns and investigate and resolve any discrepancies. 4.2 Permits and compliance Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review Ongoing, review


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