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Vegetation Survey and Assessment EnviroGuide

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This manual is a practical guide for surveying and assessing vegetation, including weeds, so it can be managed more effectively. It is also designed for assessing the condition and habitat value of vegetation.

Table of Contents:

Section 1: How to survey vegetation

Why conduct vegetation surveys?

Define the purpose and area of your survey

Describing plant communities

Some basic rules to consider

Vegetation survey and assessment methods

Collecting and identifying plants

Recording field data

Mapping to assist management

Legislation and policy

Section 2: How to assess native vegetation

Guidelines for assessing vegetation condition and habitat value

Putting it together: assessing the condition of bushland


Section 3: Reporting on vegetation surveys

Preparing quality reports

1st published in 2004, this edition 2014

Please quote catalogue number B443.

This newly revised national publication is the first in a series of publications under the EnviroGuide banner.

Author: Darren Bayley and David Brouwer

ISBN:  9781742566702 | 123 pages | A4

Catalogue number:  B443

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2014