Leadbeater's Possum 200m buffer for confirmed colonies within Central Highlands RFA

The Leadbeater's Possum Advisory Group (LBPAG) established in 2013, was tasked with developing recommendations (actions) to support the recovery of Leadbeater's Possum (LBP) while maintaining a sustainable timber industry (LBPAG Recommendations Report, January 2014).

Bushfires in February 2009 and ongoing habitat decline have led to a reduced population of Leadbeater's Possum. The remaining wild populations is therefore critical to the species' recovery.

Prior to the LBPAG there was no specific protection for known colonies. LBPAG recommended that colonies are protected to aid the capacity for the species to recover. This will be achieved by removing threats that can be directly controlled (e.g. timber harvesting) or implement programs that minimise the risk of unplanned impacts (e.g. bushfire).

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Leadbeater's Possum 200m buffer for confirmed colonies within Central Highlands RFA

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Additional information

Field Value
Date Published 2017-04-13
Date Updated 2018-12-31
Agency Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
[Open Data]
Citation Copyright © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning 2019
Attribution Copyright © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning 2019
Data Temporal Coverage: 2014-02-01 to 2019-12-31
Geospatial Coverage 141,-39,150,-34
Geospatial Scale n/a
Geospatial Accuracy Attributes are complete and 100% accurate. Subject to updates. Buffers based on LBP records extracted from the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas. Refer to LBPAG_SITES_CHRFA and the VBA for more information.
Full Metadata URL http://services.land.vic.gov.au/catalogue/metadata?anzlicId=ANZVI0803005303&publicId=guest&extractionProviderId=1
Recent Downloads Count 3 (May 2017)