25 March 2009

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Register now for ANPC National Forum on conservation on private land, Halls Gap, Vic. 30 April - 1 May 2009

Don’t miss this timely forum! Register NOW! Registrations close Friday 17 April.
For further information, program, and registration visit ANPC Conferences.

Review of the National Biodiversity Strategy - submissions invited by Friday 27 May 2009

The Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council, on behalf of the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments, is inviting public comments on the draft Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010–2020. The draft strategy is an important national policy document that will guide how governments, the community, industry and scientists manage and protect Australia’s plants, animals and ecosystems over the next ten years. Submissions are invited by Friday 27 May 2009 - for information on how to make a submission visit the Biodiversity National Strategy Review web page. Commencing from Monday 30 March, public information sessions are being held around Australia.

Public Consultation - nomination to list the Inland Grey Box Woodland ecological community under the EPBC Act 1999

The nomination to list the Inland Grey Box Woodland ecological community under the Australian Government's Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999 is currently under assessment. As part of the assessment process a technical workshop was held in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, in March 2008. The Australian Government welcomes views from experts, stakeholders and the wider community on the nomination and the technical workshop report to further inform its nomination assessment process. The public comment period closes on 21 April 2009. For further information visit Inland grey box woodland ecological community - Comments on nomination.