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What is a CMN?

What is a Conservation Management Network (CMN)?

A Conservation Management Network (CMN) is a network of remnants of native vegetation, their owners or managers and other interested individuals. CMNs usually focus on a single ecological community (e.g. grassy ecosystems) because the management needs of each community are relatively uniform. An important purpose of CMNs is to assist landholders and land managers in the management of remnants.

About The Gippsland Plains CMN

 

The Gippsland Region of Victoria has two CMNs: The Gippsland Plains CMN and The East Gippsland Rainforest CMN.

 Members of a CMN include:

  • interested private landholders
  • managers of remnant vegetation on public land
  • other interested community members

Why do we need CMNs?

Managing the threatened vegetation that remains in agricultural landscapes has been described as one of Australia’s greatest environmental challenges. Vegetation often occurs as small, isolated patches and can be owned and managed by various agencies. Managing those remnants for the best biodiversity outcome is difficult for one agency. The CMN facilitates best management across land tenures.

 

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Contact the GPCMN

Tom Crook
Tom Crook
GPCMN Facilitator
PO Box 456
Payesville, Victoria 3880
Mobile: 0417 557 114
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Contact the GPCMN (2)

Andy Booth GPCMN Facilitator PO Box 456 Paynesville, Vic 3880 Mobile: 0457914606 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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