Koala habitat and threatened ecological communities mapping
The three-year mapping program included the threatened ecological communities (TEC) mapping project and several koala habitat mapping projects which
- have improved ways in which koala habitat and threatened ecological communities (TECs) are identified in native forests in NSW
- has informed the development of improved koala and TEC identification and protection requirements in the new Coastal Integrated Forestry Operations Approval and the future review of the Private Native Forestry Code of Practice
The $1.57 million program was funded by a Waste and Environment Levy (WELE) grant, administered by the NSW Environmental Trust.
Technical review of proposed regeneration standards to apply to coastal and tablelands forests of NSW of the Coastal IFOA
To inform setting new regeneration and stocking standards for the Coastal IFOA, the EPA engaged academic experts from the Australian National University to assess regeneration settings proposed by Forestry Corporation of NSW.
The Final Report (PDF 429KB) has been provided to the Natural Resources Commission to consider as part of its program to oversee an independent state-wide forest monitoring and improvement program for NSW forests.