Biodiversity offsets - South West
Roads and Maritime has provided biodiversity offsets in the South West region in the general locations shown on the map below.
|Project||Description||Area of Offset (hectares)||Type of Agreement||Land owner|
|Hume Highway Duplication||Covenants were placed on 12 land titles near the Hume Highway Duplication and are now conservation areas managed and rehabilitated by the Nature Conservation Trust through a combination of strategic grazing and revegetation. The protected properties include White Box-Yellow Box-Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland (listed as a critically endangered ecological community under the EPBC Act and as an EEC under the TSC Act) and habitat for 22 threatened species including the Pink Tailed Worm Lizard (Aprasia parapulchella, listed as vulnerable under the TSC Act and the EPBC Act), the Striped Legless Lizard (Delma impar, listed as vulnerable under both the TSC Act and the EPBC Act) and the Squirrel Glider (Petaurus norfolcensis, listed as vulnerable under the TSC Act).||1800||Conservation covenant||Private landholders under Nature Conservation Trust Management|
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