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Latest progress reports published

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The latest progress reports for implementation of the Marine Estate Management Strategy have been published.

The Strategy implementation annual report 2020-21 (PDF, 11212.48 KB) has been released, along with the Triannual snapshot - Year 4, Trimester 1 PDF, 1079.84 KB.

Highlights from the latest reports include:

  • improvements completed on 130+ hectares of riverbank to reduce erosion, including stock fencing, weeding removal and revegetation with 15,000+ native plants
  • an online mapping tool launched to help identify suitable sites where jetties and pontoon can be built without impacting waterway health
  • a citizen science project helped provide data to map changes in marine species distributions due to climate change
  • Sea Country school education program delivered and extended to Worimi and Yaegl nations
  • educational products, signs and brochures created to promote conservation work to save the endangered White’s Seahorse
  • public consultation concluded on the draft NSW Fisheries Harvest Strategy policy and guidelines
  • online private mooring map launched to help streamline the mooring application process
  • 3,300+ NSW coastal residents and visitor surveys conducted to assess community wellbeing
  • 28 projects initiated to reduce red tape and 34 projects underway aimed at improving governance.

All reports on the Strategy implementation are available on the Reporting progress page.

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