National recovery plan for Ginninderra Peppercress (Lepidium ginninderrense)

A Recovery Plan under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (C’wlth), based on an Action Plan (Action Plan No. 25) prepared for the species under the Nature Conservation Act 1980 (ACT)

Duration of Recovery Plan and Estimated Costs

The Recovery plan is for a period of three years. The estimated costs of implementing actions identified in the Plan are shown in Table 1.

Table 1 Estimated Costs Of Implementing Actions Identified In This Recovery Plan
ACTION EXPENSES COST RESPONSIBILITY TIME FRAME
Survey/monitoring/research   (Total for three years)    
1. Annual monitoring Salary (2 days p.a. for 3 yrs) $2100 Dept of Defence, Environment ACT (WRM, ACT P&CS) Yr 1-3
2. Awareness of the species Salary (1 day p.a. for 3 yrs) $1050 Environment ACT (WRM, ACT P&CS) Yr 1-3
3. Liaison with NSW DEC Salary (1 day p.a. for 3 yrs) $1050 Environment ACT (WRM) Yr 1-3
Specific Management Actions        
1. Avoid development of facilities/maintain 'low profile' of site Salary (1 day p.a. for 3 yrs) $1050 Environment ACT (ACT P&CS) Yr 1-3
2. Additions to management plans/strategies Salary (1 day p.a. for 3 yrs) $1050 Environment ACT (WRM) Yr 1-3
3. Expert advice for best practice management Salary (2 days) &
Consultant (2 days)
$2300 Environment ACT (WRM) and consultant Yr 1-3
4. Ex-situ conservation Salary (1 day p.a. for 3 yrs)
Salary (2 field staff) (5 days p.a. for 3yrs)
Site preparation & maintenance for 3 yrs ($2000 p.a.)
Consultant 3 days
$1050
$5250
$6000
$2400
Environment ACT (WRM) Yr 1-3
Protection        
1. Amending Register of the National Estate / Commonwealth Heritage List entry and development of reserve proposal Salary (3 days p.a. for 3 yrs) $3150 Environment ACT (WRM) Yr 1-3
TOTAL   $26 450   3 years

Salary based on ACT SOG 'C' ($350 per day) and for ex-situ conservation field staff cost based on GSO 5 at $175 per day. Consultant fee based on $800 per day.

ACT P&CS: ACT Parks and Conservation Service
MRC: Murrumbidgee River Corridor
NSW DEC: New South Wales Department of Environment and Conservation
WRM: Wildlife Research and Monitoring