Mapping and research

The EPA has conducted a series of mapping and research projects to improve knowledge about forest regeneration and the location of threatened plants, animals and ecological communities in native forests in NSW.

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

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.


 

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