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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 44 Milestone Program Reference Action Officer 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Analyse nuisance crocodile capture data to assess trends and identify areas of increasing risk to humans. Risk Assessment Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Commence Develop and implement a Living with Crocodiles strategy to educate and heighten the awareness of the dangers of crocodiles in the Northern Territorys waterways. Risk Assessment Marketing and Communications Commence Issue permits to remove nuisance crocodiles as necessary and appropriate. 4.4 Removal of nuisance crocodiles. Director, Wildlife Management North Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Maintain the program to remove all crocodiles in designated no tolerance zones.. 4.4 Removal of nuisance crocodiles. Director, Wildlife Management North Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing NRETAS responds to reports of nuisance crocodiles and implements appropriate management measures. 4.4 Removal of nuisance crocodiles. Director, Wildlife Management North Ongoing as needs Ongoing as needs Ongoing as needs Ongoing as needs Ongoing as needs Re-define the Darwin Harbour No Tolerance zone to include high risk areas of the entire catchment and include the waterways of the Darwin rural area. 4.4 Removal of nuisance crocodiles. Senior Scientist, Wildlife Management North Commence. Continue to conduct public awareness, safety and educational message campaigns through Northern Territory Government staff, effective use of the media and on the Northern Territory Government website. 4.5 Community awareness and participation. Director, Wildlife Management North Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Ongoing, as needs Conduct market research to assess the best communication methods for targeting and informing all sectors of the community about living safely with crocodiles. 4.5 Community awareness and participation Marketing and Communications Commence Develop and implement a public safety communication plan. 4.5 Community awareness and participation Marketing and Communications Commence


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