Nature conservation

Protected areas

Research in the river red gum parks

Driving through the river red gum forests

Driving through the river red gum forests

A number of projects are underway to underpin our knowledge of adaptive management of these forests.

The River Red Gum Adaptive Management Scientific Advisory Committee has been established as a joint initiative of the Office of Environment and Heritage and the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries to provide quality-assured scientific advice to government on the management of river red gum forests and reserves.

Research currently underway is discussed below.

Benefits and impacts of grazing

A scientifically monitored study into the benefits and impacts of grazing in river red gum and cypress parks and reserves is underway.

Find out more about this grazing study

Ecological thinning trial public environment report

In accordance with section 98(c) of the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, a Public Environment Report for a proposed ecological thinning trial in the NSW Murray Valley National Park (Millewa precinct) and Barmah National Park in Victoria has been released for public exhibition.

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) invite the public to comment on the Public Environment Report.

The Public Environment Report provides comprehensive information on the design of the trial, and the measures to be adopted to mitigate any impacts of the trial.

Find out more about the proposed ecological thinning trial

 

Page last updated: 25 February 2014