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Draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy

Categories: All,Birdlife,Environment,Sustainability,Wildlife

Photo by Lisa Schonberg shows Saltwater Creek mouth with lapwings

From the Bass Coast Shire Council website comes important news of the just released Draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy. The strategy can be found here: http://www.basscoast.vic.gov.au/…/2015_10_28_Final_re-draft…

“The draft Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy (PDF 3.8MB) is Council’s commitment to preserve, protect, restore and enhance the natural environment across Bass Coast for the next 10 years.

This plan will provide the opportunity for Council to demonstrate leadership for the community, a clear strategic approach, continuity of service delivery, and long term financial planning and investment of resources.

The Strategy will help successive Council’s identify and prioritise environment sustainability activities across the Shire, and will increase the capacity and understand of environment sustainability issues in the community.

Council is keen to receive feedback from community members, businesses operators, potential investors and anyone else who can contribute to the draft Strategy.

Please provide your feedback online to environment@basscoast.vic.gov.au or by mail to PO Box 118 Wonthaggi 3995.

Public forums will be held in Wonthaggi and Cowes for members of the public to come along and have their say.

Cowes
Monday 14 December, 2015
4.00pm to 6.00pm
Meeting Room 1, Cowes Cultural Centre
Thompson Ave
Wonthaggi
Wednesday 16 December, 2015
4.00pm to 6.00pm
Old Post Office
Cnr Watt St and McBride Ave

Please provide your feedback by 31 December 2015. Council Officers will review the feedback and revise the Strategy accordingly.”

Photo by Lisa Schonberg shows Saltwater Creek mouth with lapwings – just one example of the natural environment PICS has worked to save. Please view the above document and comment.

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