Approved NSW and National Recovery Plan for the Grevillea beadleana

Threatened Species Unit, North East Branch
New South Wales Department of Environment and Conservation, 2004
ISBN: 174122 135 8

15. Implementation

Table 3 outlines the implementation of recovery actions specified in this plan for the period of five years. DEC is responsible for the implementation of the Recovery Plan.

Table 3: Estimated Cost of Implementation
Action Action Title Priority Estimated Cost/year ($) Total Cost ($) Responsible Party In-Kind ($) Cash ($)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
1.1 Undertake surveys and threat assessment at known populations and those areas likely to contain Grevillea beadleana. 1 $8,000 $16,000 $8,000 $8,000 $8,000 $48,000 DEC $40,000 $8,000
1.2 Inform all relevant land managers of Grevillea beadleana locations and hold discussions to protect all populations. 1 $400 $400       $800 DEC $800  
1.3 Assess known Grevillea beadleana sites to determine whether declaration as Critical Habitat within the meaning of the TSC Act is warranted. 1 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $2,000 DEC $2,000  
2.1 Continue population studies into Grevillea beadleana at all known sites. 1 A A A A A - DEC $0  
2.2 Continue research into the seedbank and fire ecology of Grevillea beadleana. 1 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000     $15,000 DEC -$0 $15,000
2.3 Develop appropriate management strategies and make recommendations about the need for further research programs following a review of actions 2.1 and 2.2. 2       $2,000   $2,000 DEC $2,000  
2.4 Prepare and implement a Grevillea beadleana ex-situ conservation program and conduct a re-introduction feasibility study. 2       $2,000   $2,000 DEC $2,000  
3.1 Investigate options for protecting Grevillea beadleana populations on private and leasehold land. 1 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000     $6,000 DEC $6,000  
3.2 Undertake discussions with landowners and lessees about the protection of Grevillea beadleana populations on private and leasehold land. 1 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $10,000 DEC $10,000  
4.1 Reduce or eliminate the threat of frequent fire regimes to Grevillea beadleana by implementing appropriate planning mechanisms. 1 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $25,000 DEC $25,000  
4.2 Apply appropriate management strategies to eliminate or reduce site-specific threats identified during population surveys and ecological research. 2 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $10,000 DEC $10,000  
4.3 Maintain confidentiality of all Grevillea beadleana locations. 2 - - - - - - DEC $0  
5 Prepare and display an information leaflet at relevant District DEC offices and local Councils for interested local landowners. 2 $5,000         $5,000 DEC $5,000  
6 Convene annual Recovery Team meetings to co-ordinate and review the implementation of the actions in this recovery plan. 1 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $10,000 DEC $10,000  
Total     $31,800 $34,800 $26,400 $23,400 $19,400 $135,800   $112,800 $23,000

A - undertake concurrently with surveys of known sites in year 1