The Forest Practices Authority

Biodiversity review 2009

An expert panel was convened in 2007-08 by the Forest Practices Authority (FPA) to review and to provide advice on the science behind the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian Forest Practices Code. This review was completed in 2009 and the final report, background reports and recommendations from the panel are available here.

Progress on BERP report recommendations March 2015
This table documents progress on the recommendations of the BERP report

Review of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian Forest Practices Code
The expert review panel's report.

Recommendations summary
Summary of recommendations made in the review of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian Forest Practices Code

Forest Practices Advisory Council and the Forest Practices Authority response to the review of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian Forest Practices Code
The recommendations contained in the report of the expert panel have been reviewed by the Forest Practices Advisory Council and the Forest Practices Authority. The responses of these two bodies are contained in this report.

Progress on BERP report recommendations
This table documents progress on the recommendations of the BERP report.

Background document 1
Legislative and policy context for review of biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian forest practices system

Background document 2
Processes and planning tools to meet objectives and requirements of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian forest practices system

Background document 3
Processes and planning tools to meet objectives and requirements of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian forest practices system: A review of Forest Practices Code provisions relating to management of biodiversity at different spatial scales, implementation and relationships between biodiversity provisions and other forest management provisions

Background document no. 3.1
Recent research findings and management recommendations to meet objectives and requirements of the hollow provisions of the Tasmanian forest practices system

Background document 4
Review of research and monitoring activities related to the biodiversity provisions of the forest practices system

Background document 5
Processes and planning tools to meet objectives and requirements of the biodiversity provisions of the Tasmanian forest practices system: Supplementary information - intensively managed areas 

Background document 6
Management issues relevant for biodiversity conservation in freshwater ecosystems

Review of research that supports the development and continuing improvement of provisions within the Forest Practices Code

 

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