EPD undertakes a range of programs for nature conservation in the ACT. This includes research primarily focused on local flora and fauna, preparing scientific advice on ecological and natural resource management, conducting ecological surveys, biodiversity monitoring, and preparing and guiding implementation of threatened species recovery plans. Plans of Management are also prepared for all parks and reserves in the ACT.
Nature Conservation Strategy
The ACT Nature Conservation Strategy will guide nature conservation activities in the Territory for the next ten years.
The Nature Conservation Strategy Implementation Plan 2013-18 Progress Report (2016) shows excellent progress against the implementation actions.
Research and Technical Reports
Reports are available on the Research Reports page.
Conservation Research and Conservation Planning Program report
This report provides an overview of the nature conservation programs for the Conservation Research and Conservation Planning units of the Environment and Planning Directorate for the period of July 2013 to June 2015.