Property Management Planning - Land Management Information


General information on land management is available in the Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkits.
Information sources relating to specific management issues are provided below.

 

Stock grazing

General information:

Management of weeds in pastures:

Riparian areas:

 

 

Wetlands and waterways

General information:

  • The Parks and Wildlife Service‚Äč website contains general descriptive information on Tasmania's wetlands
  • Managing rivers and streams in Tasmania, published by Land and Water Australia, provides general information on waterways and their management
  • The Wetlands and Waterways Works Manual on the DPIPWE website provides guidelines on the environmental best practice principles that should be used when planning and undertaking works in waterways and wetlands
  • The Tasmanian River Condition Index is a new approach to assess river condition for Tasmanian catchments. The Tasmanian River Condition Index or TRCI assesses four key components (or sub-indices) of river condition, providing an integrated approach to compare current condition to a pre-European reference

 

Assessing and monitoring wetland vegetation and health:

The following handbooks by Margaret Brock were produced as part of the wetland research program of the Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation.

  Does Your Wetland Flood Wet and Dry? Water Regine and Wetland Plants   (842Kb)

  Are There Plants in Your Wetland? Revegetating Wetlands.   (1Mb)

  Are There Seeds in Your Wetland? Assessing Wetland Vegetation   (2Mb)
 


Riparian areas

  • General information on management of riparian areas can be found in Kit 6 of the Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit
  • "Tasmanian Streambank Plants" by R. Glazik & M. Askey-Doran (hardcopy only)
  • The publication Managing rivers and streams in Tasmania provides general information on waterways and riparian areas and their management. .
  • The Wetlands and Waterways Works Manual provides guidelines on the environmental best practice principles that should be used when planning and undertaking works in waterways and wetlands

Salinity

General information:

  • The Salinity and land degradation page on the DPIPWE website contains information, links and resources relating to many aspects of salinity in Tasmania

Weeds, pests and diseases

Weed information:

Phytophthora information:

  • Information on Phytophthora (root rot), including information on identification, impacts and management can be found on the DPIPWE website

Pests information:

  • The Invasive Species section on the DPIPWE website provides comprehensive information on weeds, pests and diseases, including their identification and management

Revegetation

  • Kit 4 of the Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit provides information on a range of topics related to the revegetation and rehabilitation of degraded land

Native fauna management


Fire


Vegetation condition

  • Information on assessing and monitoring vegetation condition can be found in Kit 1 of the Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit
  • Vegetation Monitoring in Tasmania provides resources for assessing vegetation condition in Tasmania
  • The Tasmanian River Condition Index is a new approach to assess river condition for Tasmanian catchments. The Tasmanian River Condition Index or TRCI assesses four key components (or sub-indices) of river condition, providing an integrated approach to compare current condition to a pre-European reference

Monitoring

  • A Technical Manual for Vegetation Monitoring by Phil Barker provides technical detail on monitoring techniques
  • Another useful reference is A Users Guide to Vegetation Monitoring by McCoull and Barnes, a report from the DPIPWE Nature Conservation Report Series
  • The Tasmanian River Condition Index is a new approach to assess river condition for Tasmanian catchments. The Tasmanian River Condition Index or TRCI assesses four key components (or sub-indices) of river condition, providing an integrated approach to compare current condition to a pre-European reference

Contact

Private Land Conservation Enquiries
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: PrivateLandConservation.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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