National recovery plan for the Downy Wattle (Acacia pubescens)

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Environment Australia, February 2003
ISBN 0 7313 6504 6

16. Implementation and Costs

16.1 Implementation Schedule

Table 7 allocates responsibility for the implementation of recovery actions specified in this plan to relevant agencies. Refer to sections 11-15 for further details about these actions.

Table 7. Implementation of actions
Action Description Priority Responsibility Year of implementation
02/03 03/04 04/05 05/06 06/07
11.3.1 Identify sites that are a high priority to protect 1 NPWS Tick Tick      
11.3.2 Carry out negotiations with public authorities 1 NPWS Tick Tick Tick Tick  
11.3.3 Liaise with private landholders 1 NPWS Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
12.3.1 i. negotiate with public authorities
ii. implement threat and habitat mgmt programs on public lands
1
1
i. NPWS
ii. public authorities
Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
12.3.2 Env. assessment and planning 1 Consent & det. auth. Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
13.3.1 Genetic studies 1 NPWS to contract   Tick Tick    
13.3.2 Disease studies 1 NPWS to contract Tick        
13.3.3 Other research 2 NPWS to co-ord. Tick Tick Tick    
14.3.1 Encourage community involvement 2 Public authorities Tick Tick      
14.3.2 Provide advice and assistance to private landholders 2 NPWS Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
15.3.1 Maintain a database on species 1 NPWS Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
15.3.2 NPWS advised of decisions that affect species 2 Consent & det. auth. Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
15.3.3 Re-assess conservation status 2 NPWS         Tick

16.2 Implementation Costs

Table 8 outlines implementation costs for the recovery actions identified in this plan.

Table 8. Implementation Costs
Action Description Cost of Implementation (per year) Source of funding
02/03 03/04 04/05 05/06 06/07 Total NPWS Public
authorities
(combined)
Unfunded5
recurrent
funds
program
funds
11.3.1 Identify sites that are a high priority to protect 2000 2000 - - - 4000 4000      
11.3.2 Carry out negotiations with public authorities 3000 3000 3000 3000   12000 12000      
11.3.3 Liaise with private landholders 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 5000   5000    
12.3.1 i. negotiate with public authorities
ii. implement threat and habitat mgmt programs on public lands1
3000

30500
3000

30500
3000

15250
3000

15250
 

15250
12000

106750
12000

8750
   

980004
 
12.3.2 Env. assessment and planning Tick2 Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick   Tick  
13.3.1 Genetic studies - 2500 2500 - - 5000       5000
13.3.2 Disease studies 3000 - - - - 3000       3000
13.3.3 Other research 5000 5000 5000     15000       15000
14.3.1 Encourage community involvement Cross3 Cross - - - Cross Cross   Cross  
14.3.2 Provide advice and assistance to private landholders 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 5000   5000    
15.3.1 Maintain database 2000 1000 1000 1000 1000 6000 6000      
15.3.2 NPWS advised of decisions that affect species Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick   Tick Tick  
15.3.3 Re-assess conservation status - - - - 1000 1000 1000      
  TOTAL COSTS 47000 45500 28250 24250 19250 174750 43750 10000 98000 23000
1 see sections 11 & 12 for relevant public authorities. Costs are based on estimated $500 per site p.a. for years 1 and 2, and $250 per site p.a. for years. 3-5.
Tick = no direct cost.
3Cross = no additional costs. These activities are recurrent activities for public authorities.
4 based on those components of POMs which relate to A. pubescens only. Average $6100 per authority.
5 These actions are yet to receive secure funding.