Biodiversity condition toolkit for grazed lands

Meat & Livestock Australia - Biodiversity and Ecosystems Sciences Unit, Environment and Resources Sciences, Queensland State Government

Type: PDF
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

The biodiversity condition toolkit for grazed lands can be used as an education tool or as a paddock guide for southern Queensland.

This biodiversity condition toolkit for grazed land focuses on the Brigalow Belt and Mulga Lands regions in southern Queensland.

Key points were as follows:

  • One of the main aims of this toolkit was enabling grazing land to be easily assessed for the purpose of biodiversity.
  • This toolkit has been produced to support facilitators, extension officers and Natural Resource Management groups who work with land managers involved in the management of grazing lands and biodiversity conservation.”
  • This toolkit will assist producers understand the relationship between grazing management and the surrounding flora, fauna, pasture and natural habitats.
  • The toolkit can be used as an education tool or as a paddock guide for southern Queensland.
  • Biodiversity is important for ecosystems, biological resources and social benefits.
  • Insect eating marsupials and birds help keep pest insects under control.
  • Burrowing insects assist by increasing soil function.
  • Native predators assist in the control of pest species that can be detrimental to the environment.
  • Information on the biodiversity condition toolkit can be found on page 9 – 10.
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