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A new, practical handbook for managing natural areas. Written by Robin Buchanan, TAFE teacher and author of the classic text 'Bush Regeneration'.

  • Introduction
  • Setting the scene
    • Describing natural areas
    • Damage to natural areas
    • Resilience
    • Buffers and linkages (corridors)
    • Approaches to selecting and restoring natural areas
  • Your site
    • Getting to know your site
    • On-site decisions
  • Organising your project
    • Managing your project
    • Estimating and costing a project
    • Community involvement and funding
    • Contracts
    • Legislation and legal requirements
    • Monitoring and evaluation
    • Report writing
  • Working on your site
    • Preparing to work
    • Soil management
    • Water and aquatic area management
    • Managing weeds
    • Seed collecting
    • Direct seeding
    • Planting
    • Transplanting and translocation
    • Fire management - pile burns
    • Visitors - tracks and signs
  • Appendices
    • Introductory site assessment sheet
    • Detailed site assessment sheet
    • Hazards, risks and safety measures associated with natural area restoration
    • Sample pesticide usage record
    • Sample pesticide storage inventory

Title          Restoring natural areas in Australia       
Pages          264         
ISBN          978-0 7313 0621-3         
Catalogue number          B722         
Year published          2009         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $44.00AUD (inc GST)

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