New National Park.
O1 Add bits
O2 Link1 Southern
O3 Link2 Southern
O4 Some Water supply
O5 Most existing reserves
More on Parks ,Reserves and Conservation
-Existing diversity D1,D2,D3
-What VEAC DP says
-What others say?
-Most experienced students and
- do you think the VEAC DP report is adequate to make a sound decision ?
- More info
To discuss on line
O5 All Water catchments included
The light green areas would be National Park
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Our Parks are concerned that discussion of the issues and options in VEAC DP is inadequate. 5 options are put forward so that a proper discussion of the issues can at least start in the two months allowed .They are in no way final or supported options. Just to improve discussion and consideration of issues . Please advise us of errors. Óourland
v Much of the biodiversity in the Otways would still be outside the lgreen areas .
v What then is the biodiversity logic in VEAC’s report?
v Is agriculture a threatening process to BD and sustainable development?
v Can /does VEAC really cover the essential issues of BD and SD for the Otways n its report?
v Where are the high priority areas for change in land man
v Where ,why and what are non sustainable land uses ?
v Where are the biggest threats to biodiversity protection?
v Are we talking real on ground man
risks exist around the new
boundaries , where are they and how would you man
v Is not private land use discussion critical to good biodiversity outcomes for the Otways ? Why then lock up most of it and still only get a small outcome?
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