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This manual is a practical guide for surveying and assessing vegetation, including weeds, so it can be managed more effectively. It is also designed for assessing the condition and habitat value of vegetation.

Section 1: How to survey vegetation

  • Why conduct vegetation surveys?
  • Define the purpose and area of your survey
  • Describing plant communities
  • Some basic rules to consider
  • Vegetation survey and assessment methods
  • Collecting and identifying plants
  • Recording field data
  • Mapping to assist management
  • Legislation and policy

Section 2: How to assess native vegetation

  • Guidelines for assessing vegetation condition and habitat value
  • Putting it together: assessing the condition of bushland
  • Monitoring

Section 3: Reporting on vegetation surveys

  • Preparing quality reports

Title          Vegetation survey and assessment       
Author(s)                   
Pages          123         
ISBN                   
Catalogue number          B443         
Year of publish          2014         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $36.00AUD (inc GST)


This manual is a practical guide for surveying and assessing vegetation, including weeds, so it can be managed more effectively. It is also designed for assessing the condition and habitat value of vegetation.

Table of Contents:

Section 1: How to survey vegetation

Why conduct vegetation surveys?

Define the purpose and area of your survey

Describing plant communities

Some basic rules to consider

Vegetation survey and assessment methods

Collecting and identifying plants

Recording field data

Mapping to assist management

Legislation and policy

Section 2: How to assess native vegetation

Guidelines for assessing vegetation condition and habitat value

Putting it together: assessing the condition of bushland

Monitoring

Section 3: Reporting on vegetation surveys

Preparing quality reports

1st published in 2004, this edition 2014

Please quote catalogue number B443.

This newly revised national publication is the first in a series of publications under the EnviroGuide banner.

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