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Page last updated: 8/10/14

Role of the Management Committee

Responsibilities and initiatives of the Management Committee include:

  • Identifying and prioritising local environmental issues.
  • Applying for funding for projects appropriate to address identified issues.
  • Managing the projects to completion when funds have been obtained.
  • Informing the community of the findings and developing a set of solutions through community consultation.
  • Applying for and managing investment funds to develop, administer and implement the Local Action Plan.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the Local Action Plan.

The Loxton to Bookpurnong LAP provides an opportunity for all residents in the local region to be involved by either assisting in developing local policy, undertaking on ground actions or developing education material.  Whatever avenue you choose, you will be implementing the Local Action Plan and therefore working alongside other local community groups and individuals to help achieve the objectives of the Plan.

The Loxton to Bookpurnong Local Action Planning Committee is always looking for new members.  If you are interested in helping the environment, working with your local community, and wish to be involved, contact the Project Manager at   admin [at] lblap.org.au      Not hotlinked to minimise spam .

Membership is FREE.

Even if you have an idea for a project you'd like to see go ahead in the LBLAP opertional area, but don't want to be hands-on involved, please contact us.

The Vision of LBLAP

Vibrant volunteer organisation leading and encouraging community involvement in:

  • natural resource management;
  • climate change; and
  • related issues and associated projects relevant to the local community.

The Areas of Focus of the Management Committee

1. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
Ensure long-term sustainable irrigation management along the River Murray.

2. FLOODPLAINS & WETLANDS.
Ensure wetlands and floodplains are largely natural in character and support a healthy diversity of native plant and animal species.

3. WATER QUALITY
Improve water quality so that it can satisfy current and future water supply demands and be compatible with ecological, recreation and resource sustainability values.

4. FLORA AND FAUNA CONSERVATION
Protect and expand native vegetation sites to ensure ongoing species diversity and natural habitats for native fauna.

5. PLANNING & REPORTING
Ensure all relevant stakeholders have been consulted. Monitor and evaluate the progress of the Local Action Plan and integrate with other planning initiatives

6. COMMUNITY EDUCATION, DEVELOPMENT AND AWARENESS

7. CLIMATE CHANGE

8. RECREATIONAL

 

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