National recovery plan for Boronia granitica (Granite Boronia)

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, July 2002
ISBN 0 731 36889 4

13 Implementation

The following table allocates responsibility for the implementation of recovery actions specified in this plan to relevant government agencies. Each action is costed in Appendix 1.

Table 8: Implementation schedule for recovery actions
Section Description Responsibility for implementation Timeframe Priority
Research and monitoring
12.1.1 determine life history attributes and reproductive biology NPWS subject to funding 2
12.1.2 monitor seedling establishment and survivorship NPWS life of plan 1
12.1.3 experimental study of fire and disturbance ecology NPWS/Research Institutions begun 2
12.1.4 investigate additional recruitment cues NPWS/Research Institutions subject to funding 3
12.1.5 conduct further surveys NPWS subject to funding 3
Manage current reserved areas
12.2.1 implement provisional adaptive fire management strategy NPWS life of plan 1
12.2.2 staff education and work impacts NPWS ongoing 1
12.2.3 feral goat control NPWS ongoing 1
12.2.4 monitor population structure NPWS year 1,3,5 2
Manage Torrington population
12.3.1 investigate partial SRA tenure status change NPWS subject to community consultation year 1 2
12.3.2 review planning instruments in mining process, amend mining and exploration leases where relevant NPWS year 1 1
12.3.3 feral goat control NPWS ongoing 2
12.3.4 prepare and implement provisional adaptive fire management strategy NPWS life of plan 2
Manage the Howell and Parlour Mountain populations
12.4.1 feral goat control and fencing at Parlour Mountain NPWS ongoing 1
12.4.2 conduct fire regeneration trials and monitor recruits NPWS subject to consultation with landholders year 1 and ongoing 2
12.4.3 present conservation agreements to landholders NPWS year 2 3
12.5.1 disseminate information leaflet NPWS year 1 3
12.6.1 Cultivate in nurseries etc. specialist authorities year 2,3 3

Recovery action implementation priority categorised as 1 (essential), 2 (highly desirable) and 3 (desirable). Equivalent research identified in 12.1 has been instigated by Division of Botany, UNE as part of multi-species fire and rare plant study at Torrington SRA.

14 Preparation details

This recovery plan was prepared by John Westaway under contract to the Threatened Species Unit, NPWS Northern Directorate. Assistance was provided by John Martindale, Monica Collins and Shane Ruming, all of the Threatened Species Unit, NPWS Northern Directorate.

14.1 Date of last amendment

No amendments have been made to date.

14.2 Review date

This recovery plan will be reviewed within five years of the date of publication.

15 Acknowledgments

Information was provided by John T. Hunter, Peter Clarke and John Williams of the Division of Botany, University of New England, Marco Duretto of the National Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, and Alex Wyatt of NPWS Northern Tablelands Region. Michael Murphy, Threatened Species Unit, NPWS Northern Directorate reviewed the draft plan.