Assessment of Biodiversity and Carbon Values retained through easement management.
- Client: Confidential Client
Advice to client in relation to how biodiversity and carbon values retained though its easement management practices may reduce offset liabilities with respect to vegetation, biodiversity, special values and carbon emissions. This report identifies opportunities to reduce risk and exposure to vegetation and carbon offset liabilities. The report includes a wide ranging review of relevant legislation and policies including:
- Vegetation Management Act
- Nature conservation Act
- Environmental Offsets Framework (Environmental Offsets Policy, Vegetation Offset policy
Koala Offsets Policy and Biodiversity offsets policy (including Areas of Ecological Significance)
Benefit to Client:
The project provided the client with a detailed understanding of legislation and policy relating to vegetation, biodiversity and carbon liabilities, and options to reduce to mitigate risk and reduce cost.
- Market Sector: Power and Energy
- Native Forest Management
- Vegetation and biodiversity offsets
- Greenhouse Gases
- Location: Queensland
- Year: 2011 - 2012