22 March 2010

EPBC ACT: Call for comment on nomination of Coolibah - Black Box woodlands in NSW & Qld

The Commonwealth has issued a call for public comment on a proposal to list the ‘Coolibah - Black Box Woodlands of the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions Ecological Community’ as a Threatened Ecological Community under the EPBC Act. The nomination, and a preliminary assessment draft (including outcomes of a technical workshop) are at http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/nominations-comment.html

The Commonwealth’s Threatened Species Scientific Committee welcomes the views of experts, stakeholders and the general public on the nomination and the preliminary assessment document, to further inform its assessment process. The public comment period closes on 30 April 2010.

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