Vegetation Survey and Assessment

Cover image of Vegetation Survey and Assessment, featuring trees and a pal

Paperback - August 2014 - AU $36.00

This manual is a practical guide for surveying and assessing vegetation, including weeds, so it can be managed more effectively.

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.

Details

Paperback | August 2014 | $ 36.00
ISBN: 9781742566702 | 123 pages
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries

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
Monitoring
Section 3: Reporting on vegetation surveys
Preparing quality reports