Farm Table says:
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.