Trust For Nature

Improving Biodiversity

Below are links to useful resources to improve biodiversity on your land. 

These are designed as a guide to help you find basic information or- through more thorough investigation - more specific detail.
Trust for Nature staff based throughout the regions may also be of help.

(Please note this section is currently being expanded and up-dated)

General Information:

Victorian Resources Online (Natural Resources Information and Associated Maps)
(Department of Primary Industries -Caring for Our Country)

Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act: index of approved action statements
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Victorian Best Practice Native Vegetation Management
(VIC Veg on-line)

Invasive Species
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Bushtender – General Information
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plains (VVP)
Victoria Naturally Alliance (VNA)

Victorian Volcanic Plains (VVP) Native Vegetation Management Guides
(Victorian Volcanic Plains Conservation Management Network)

LANDCARE – Resources for Land Managers
(Victorian Landcare Gateway)

Guide to Best Practice Conservation of Temperate Native Grasslands
(Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities / World Wildlife Fund)

Biodiversity in the Paddock –A Land Managers Guide
(Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation -CSIRO)

Natural Temperate Grassland of the VVP - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
(Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)

Managing Native Grassland
(WWF)


Ecological burning:

Bushtender- Ecological burning
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)


Ecological fencing:

Bushtender- Standards for management - Fencing
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)


Ecological grazing:

Bushtender- Ecological grazing
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Bushtender- Grazing for biodiversity outcomes
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Native pastures for sustainable agriculture
(Evergraze/DPI)


Ecological thinning: 

Bushtender- Standards for management – Ecological thinning of eucalypts
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)


Fencing:

Wildlife Friendly Fencing
(Tolga Bat Hospital and sponsors)


Pest control:

Pest Animals
(Department of Primary Industries)

Pest Insects and Mites
(Department of Primary Industries)

PestMaps Australia (Victorian)
(Feral.org.au)

Bushtender- Standards for management - Rabbits
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Ground Baiting of Rabbits with Pindone
(Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)

Rabbits and Their impact
(Department of Primary Industries)

Rabbit Control in Wildlife Habitat
(Landcare Victoria)

Rabbits- A Threat to Conservation and Natural Resource Management
(Feral.org.au)

Foxes - Integrated Control
(Department of Primary Industries)

Humane Cage Trapping of Domestic, Unowned and Wild Cats
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)


Revegetation:

Bushtender- Standards for management – Supplementary planting
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)


Weed control:

Guidelines and Procedures for the Managing the Environmental Impact of Weeds
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Weeds
(Department of Primary Industries)

Advisory List of Environmental Weeds of the Ranges Bioregions of Victoria
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Bushtender- Standards for management -Weeds
(Department of Sustainability and Environment)

Weeds Australia Portal
(Weeds Australia)

Weeds
(Surf Coast Shire Council)

Coastal Weeds Handbook
(Department of Sustainability and Environment / Greening Australia)


 

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