Our vision is for a healthy coast and sea, managed for the greatest well-being of the community, now and into the future.
Single continuous system
Our entire marine estate including ocean, estuaries, coastal wetlands and coastline, will be managed as a single continuous system.
A new approach
Our evidenced-based approach means we respond to threats and risks transparently.
Community views are important as we improve the management of the marine estate together.
Striving for better outcomes for the community, industry and the environment through improved planning and coordination.
Developing a network management plan for the five mainland marine parks using a new approach.
Putting the Strategy into action for a better marine estate - now and for the future.
The 29th NSW Coastal Conference earlier this month in Kingscliff was a great opportunity to showcase some of the successes of the Marine Estate Management Strategy (MEMS) projects.
How can we monitor the effects of flood events on water quality of NSW coastal waters? How did this years’ flooding events change the water quality along the NSW coast? These are some of the questions a collaborative NSW Department of Planning and Environment and CSIRO project are hoping to answer by analysing more than 20 years of satellite imagery data focusing on the NSW coast.
“Why is the ocean warming?’” “Do sea urchins have teeth?” These are some of the questions posed by Narooma Public School students at a World Ocean Day incursion conducted by Batemans Marine Park and Eurobodalla Shire Council on June 8.