About the first Strategy 1999 - 2003
The first NSW Biodiversity Strategy was released by the state government in 1999. It created a framework for a range of government agencies to work together, over a period of 4 years, to conserve biodiversity in NSW.
The first NSW Biodiversity Strategy enabled government, local communities, researchers and industry to work together to increase our knowledge and capacity to conserve biodiversity across NSW. Guided by the goal 'to protect the biodiversity of NSW', the Strategy presented a series of objectives under each of the categories listed below.
A summary under each category provides a snapshot of projects supported by the first NSW Biodiversity Strategy, with links to available guides, publications and information systems. However, it represents only a small fraction of the many conservation initiatives continuing across NSW.
These achievements have helped NSW contribute to meeting the objectives of the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity. More information about the National Strategy can be obtained from the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity website.
The first NSW Biodiversity Strategy was a result of the hard work of many dedicated individuals and government agencies. The NSW Department of Environment and Conservation coordinated the implementation of the Strategy in cooperation with the:
Page last updated: 11 April 2011