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Research and publications

Publications: 2010

December

Aboriginal Heritage of Mosman

Aboriginal Heritage of Mosman: Teachers' Kit

Central Coast Water Savings Fund: Guide for applicants, round 5

Coastal Protection Service Charge Guidelines

Code of Practice for Horse Riding in Parks

Colo River, Wollemi and Blue Mountains National Parks Wild River Assessment 2008

Cultural Connections: Indigenous communities managing biological and cultural diversity for ecological, cultural and economic benefit

Draft Guidelines for Assessing and Managing the Impacts of Seawalls

Draft Mid North Coast Regional Conservation Plan

Environmental Compliance and Performance Report: Management of dust from coal mines

Environmental Water Use in New South Wales: Annual report 2009-10

Far North Coast Regional Conservation Plan

Geocaching Policy

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009: Publication guide

Grose River, Blue Mountains National Park Wild River Assessment 2008

Guidelines for Conducting Household Kerbside Residual Waste, Recycling and Garden Organics Audits in NSW Local Government Areas 2008: Addendum 2010

Guidelines for Preparing Coastal Zone Management Plans

Macdonald River, Yengo National Park Wild River Assessment 2006

Management of the NSW Parks System

Maria River, Maria and Kumbatine National Parks Wild River Assessment 2006

Minister's Requirements under the Coastal Protection Act 1979

NSW Environmental Trust Annual Report 2009-10

NSW Extended Producer Responsibility Priority Statement 2010

NSW Natural Resources Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Strategy 2010-2015

NSW Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy: Discussion draft - Strategic directions and implementation plan 2011-2015 (finalised March 2011 as Reducing Waste: Implementation Strategy 2011-2015)

Orienteering and Rogaining Policy and Procedures

Radiation Advisory Council Annual Report 2009-10

Regulating Pesticides in NSW

Review of Waste Strategy and Policy in NSW

Seabed Habitat Mapping of the Continental Shelf of NSW

Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket in the Brigalow Belt South and Nandewar Bioregions: Identification guideline for endangered ecological community 

South Coast Regional Conservation Plan

State of the Catchments reports

Vegetation, Fire and Climate Change in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area 

Visitor Guide to NSW National Parks 2011

November

Climate Change Fund Annual Report 2009-10

Community Attitudes to Wind Farms and Renewable Energy in NSW

Construction Assessment Procedures: Certification for new building and infrastructure works within lands reserved or acquired under the NPW Act

Curracabundi Wilderness Assessment Report 

DECCW Annual Report 2009-10

Deriving Priority Areas for Investment: A technical report to accompany the Draft NSW Biodiversity Strategy

Draft New South Wales Biodiversity Strategy 2010-2015

Effluent Reuse Management: Strategic environmental compliance and performance review report

Energy Efficiency Training Program (2009-2013): Year one annual report and year two plan

Environmental Trust Annual Report 2009-10 

Field Identification Guidelines for Endangered Ecological Communities:

  • Brigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains bioregions
  • Carbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South bioregions
  • Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South bioregions

Local Council Guide for Energy Management Plans

NSW Diffuse Source Water Pollution Strategy 2010 Annual Report

NSW Wind Farms and Greenhouse Gas Savings (summary)

Outcomes from the Review of the NSW Forest Agreements and Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals

Radiation Advisory Council Annual Report 2009-10 (tabled February 2011)

The Wind Energy Fact Sheet

2010 Audit of the Sydney Drinking Water Catchment (tabled February 2011)

Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy Progress Report 2010 (released March 2011)

Waterwatch Estuary Field Manual

Wilderness Assessment Guidelines

October

BioBanking Banter

Cultural Landscapes: A practical guide for park management

DECCW Sustainability Action Plan

Draft BioBanking Assessment Methodology (Version 2)

Draft Coastal Protection Service Charge Guidelines (finalised December 2010)

Growth Centres Biodiversity Offset Program Annual Report 2009-10

Guide to the Basin Plan (released by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority)

Local Council Guide for Water Efficiency Plans 

Moomin Creek Floodplain Management Plan

Native Vegetation Regulation 2005: Environmental outcomes assessment methodology

Noise Guide for Local Government

Policy and Procedural Guidelines for the Mitigation of Commercial Crop Damage by Flying-foxes

Protecting Commercial Crops from Flying-fox Damage: Landholder fact sheet

Review of NSW Forest Agreements and Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals

Standard Operating Procedure for the Shooting of Flying-foxes

State of the Beaches Report 2009-10

Threatened Species Conservation Act Statutory Review

Yuraygir Coastal Walk

September

Better Use of Environmental Water

Code of Practice for Archaeological Investigation of Aboriginal Objects in NSW and summary of submissions received on draft 

Decision Support Systems for Significant Inland Wetlands

Discussion Paper: NPWS cycling policy review and sustainable mountain biking strategy

Draft Guide to the Statutory Requirements for Emergency Coastal Protection Works (finalised March 2011)

Due Diligence Code of Practice for the Protection of Aboriginal Objects in NSW

Inundation Mapping and Vegetation Response in Significant Inland Wetlands

Lower Hawkesbury-Nepean River Nutrient Management Strategy

National Parks and Wildlife Amendment Act 2010:

  • Fact sheet 1 - New Aboriginal heritage provisions
  • Fact sheet 2 - Providing certainty for the protection of Aboriginal heritage through due diligence
  • Fact sheet 3 - Better law enforcement for the protection of Aboriginal heritage, national parks, threatened species in NSW 
  • Fact sheet 4 - New procedures for boards of management for Aboriginal-owned national parks
  • Fact sheet 5 - Summary of miscellaneous provisions

NSW Climate Change Fund Public Facilities Program Community Savers: Guide for applicants

NSW Home Saver Rebates for:

NSW Litter Report 2010

Priorities for Biodiversity Adaptation to Climate Change

Soil and Land Constraint Assessment for Urban and Regional Planning

State of Knowledge: Ozone

The Living Murray NSW Market Purchase Measure: Survey results

Trophic Dynamics and Ecosystem Function in Significant Inland Wetlands

Vapour Intrusion: Technical practice note

Vegetation Extent and Condition Mapping of Significant Inland Wetlands

Waterbird and Fish Habitat Studies in the Lowbidgee Wetlands

Waterwatch Estuary Guide: A guide to community monitoring of water quality and estuary health

Waterwatch Estuary Guide: Student resources

August

Coastal Risk Management Guide: Incorporating sea level rise benchmarks in coastal risk assessments

Current Air Quality: A technical paper supporting the Clean Air Forum 2010

Draft Guide for Authorised Officers under the Coastal Protection Act 1979

Draft Guidelines for Preparing Coastal Zone Management Plans (finalised December 2010)

Flood Risk Management Guide: Incorporating sea level rise benchmarks in flood risk assessments

Household Chemical CleanOut Program Annual Report 2008-2009

Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme Credit Auction 2010 Auction Report

NSW Annual Report on Native Vegetation 2009

NSW Native Vegetation Report Card: July to December 2009

NSW RiverBank Business Plan Part A: Program Plan 2006–2011

NSW RiverBank Business Plan Part B: Annual Plan 2010–11

Pest Management Technicians

Sustainable Government Investment Program NSW Treasury Loan Fund: Guide for applicants

July

ASDST (Aboriginal Sites Decision Support Tool)

Build an Energy Efficient Business

Draft Minister's Requirements under the Coastal Protection Act 1979 (finalised December 2010) 

Field Identification Guidelines for Endangered Ecological Communities:

  • Grey Box - Grey Gum Wet Sclerophyll Forest in the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Lowland Grassy Woodland in the South East Corner Bioregion
  • New England Peppermint Woodland on Basalts and Sediments in the New England Tableland Bioregion
  • Robertson Basalt Tall Open Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Sandhill Pine Woodland in the Riverina, Murray–Darling Depression and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregions
  • Tableland Basalt Forest in the Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands Bioregions

House Deconstruction (booklet and fact sheets)

Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Hazards Profile: Hunter region

Private Native Forestry Field Guide for Cypress and Western Hardwood Forests

Rehabilitation of Protected Fauna Policy

Report on the Methodology for Identifying Priority Conservation Lands on the Cumberland Plain (released February 2011)

Sustainability Advantage: Fast track energy efficiency

June

BioBanking Banter

CEMSYS Modelled Wind Erosion

Central Coast Water Savings Fund: Guide for applicants, round 4

Cumberland Plain Recovery Plan: Submissions report (released February 2011)

Delivering the Ramsar Convention in NSW: Responsibilities and roles of stakeholders in managing Ramsar wetlands in NSW

Draft Biodiversity Certification Assessment Methodology (finalised February 2011)

Draft Code of Practice for Archaeological Investigation of Aboriginal Objects in NSW

Draft Ecological Harvesting Plan Guideline for Endangered Ecological Communities

Draft Road Noise Policy

Environmental Benefits of Recycling

Flying-foxes of NSW

Forest Operation Plan Template and Guidelines for Southern NSW

Guidelines for Developments Adjoining Land and Water Managed by the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water

Guide to New South Wales Karst and Caves

Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Hazards Profile:

  • Statewide overview
  • Illawarra region
  • North Coast region
  • New England/North West region
  • Riverina Murray region
  • Western region
  • South East region
  • Sydney/Central Coast region 

Keeping Records of Pesticide Use (community languages)

Macquarie Marshes Adaptive Environmental Management Plan

National Parks and Wildlife Amendment (Visitors and Tourists) Bill 2010

NSW Budget Highlights 2010-11

NSW Climate Impact Profile: The impacts of climate change on the biophysical environment of NSW

Paroo River Wetlands Ramsar Site: Ecological Character Description

Private Native Forestry Field Guide for Southern NSW

Regulatory Impact Statement: Proposed Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010

Regulatory Impact Statement: Proposed Threatened Species Conservation Regulation 2010

Revised Draft Fox Threat Abatement Plan

Towra Point Nature Reserve Ramsar Site: Ecological Character Description

May

Aboriginal Women's Fishing in NSW: A thematic history and annotated bibliography of documentary sources

BioBanking: Additionality and its effect on credit creation

Conservation Partnerships: A guide for landholders

Cultural Heritage Research Prospectus

Dealing with Neighbourhood Noise

Disposal-based Survey of the Commercial and Industrial Waste Stream in Sydney

Filming and Photography Policy and Procedures [in national parks]

Great Eastern Ranges Initiative Annual Progress Report 2008-09

Lord Howe Island Marine Park Summary of Research and Monitoring

NSW Resource Recovery Industries Survey 2008-09: Organics reprocessing

Radiation Control Amendment (Tanning Units) Regulation 2009: Follow-up inspection report

Regulatory Impact Statement: Catchment Management Authorities (Hunter Central Rivers) Regulation 2010

Seabed Mapping in the Solitary Islands and Jervis Bay Marine Parks

Solitary Islands and Jervis Bay Marine Parks: Research project summaries 2002-09

Tax Implications of a BioBanking Agreement

Working with Local Government Newsletter

April

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Consultation Requirements for Proponents 2010:

  • Fact sheet 1 - What is Aboriginal cultural knowledge?
  • Fact sheet 2 - What is an Aboriginal cultural landscape?
  • Fact sheet 3 - Cultural knowledge and its protection
  • Fact sheet 4 - Local Aboriginal Land Councils
  • Fact sheet 5 - Land use planning
  • Questions and answers 1 - The consultation requirements process 

Biodiversity Survey Priorities for DECCW Reserves in the Sydney Basin 2009-2014 

DECCW Corporate Plan 2010 Update

Draft Guide to the Statutory Requirements for Temporary Coastal Protection Works (finalised March 2011 as Guide to the Statutory Requirements for Emergency Coastal Protection Works)

Green Globes Sustainability Awards 2010 Sponsorship Prospectus

Handbook for Kangaroo Harvesters

Lord Howe Island Marine Park Attitudinal Report

Lord Howe Island Marine Park Visitor and Expenditure Survey

Natural Values of Lord Howe Island Marine Park

Private Native Forestry Code of Practice: Silvicultural guidelines (revision)

Review of Lord Howe Island Marine Park Zoning Plan

Specification for Supply of Recycled Material for Pavements, Earthworks and Drainage

2010 Green Globe Awards: Nomination information pack

Waste and Sustainability Improvement Payment Program: Guidelines for councils

Waste Tyres: Know your responsibilities

March

BioBanking Banter

Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve: Draft Fisheries Management (Aquatic Reserve) Regulation 2009 and implementation strategy

Climate Change Fund Annual Report 2008-09

Connectivity Conservation and the Great Eastern Ranges Corridor

Draft NSW Threat Abatement Plan: Predation by the red fox

Handbook for the Design, Construction, Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance of a Passive Landfill Gas Drainage and Biofiltration System

Land Contamination: What are my responsibilities?

Managing Vehicle Noise

NSW Government Sustainability Policy: Office building strategy questions and answers

NSW Government Sustainability Policy: Preparing for NABERS ratings

NSW Resource Recovery Industries Survey 2008-09: Glass reprocessing/reuse 

NSW Wetlands Policy

Private Native Forestry Code of Practice Guideline No. 5: Techniques for measuring stand basal area

Recreational Fishing in NSW Marine Parks

Water for the Environment News: Spring/Summer

February

Draft Report: Review of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953

Due Diligence Code of Practice for the Protection of Aboriginal Objects in NSW: Revised consultation draft (finalised September 2010) 

Edward-Wakool Rivers Draft Floodplain Management Plans (finalised January 2011)

Growth Centres Biodiversity Offset Program

Growth Centres Biodiversity Offset Program Annual Report 2008-09

Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme Performance Report 2008-09

Koala Surveys in the Coastal Forests of the Bermagui–Mumbulla Area: 2007–09 – An interim report

Private Native Forestry Field Guide for Northern NSW

Who Cares About the Environment in 2009?

January

Draft Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Protected Fauna (finalised January 2011)

Managing Noise from Intruder Alarms

Native Vegetation Interim Type Standard

Requirements for Training for Dangerous Goods Driver Licensing in NSW

Sustainability Advantage Case Studies

Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS): Technical notes

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