Climate Change, Catchments and Forestry

Climate change, catchment, land management and forestry sector experience includes R & D needs analysis, consultation, identification of options, option costing, economic evaluation and plan documentation. Forestry projects have included bioregion profiling and the valuation of timber resources. Representative projects are:

  • Carbon trading, climate change and alternative energy options for Australian agriculture
  • Program Logic and Metrics to Measure Changes in Landholder Productivity, NSW Natural Resources Commission 
  • Economic cost to landholders clearing for cropping restrictions
  • Floodplain management plans - review of GIS data and determination of landholder impacts
  • Environmental Cement - Regulatory Changes Required to Increase Limestone Content
  • Hawksbury-Nepean catchment economic values for NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Peri-urban issues - scoping of research needs
  • Socio-economic Impact Assessment of Native Vegetation Management Plan, Richmond Region
  • Gross costings for the implementation of the Lachlan and Central West Catchment Management Boards Salinity Action Plans
  • Landholder Surveys for Upper Billabong Land and Water Management Plan
  • Land and Water Management Plan and Compensation Package Design - Landholders affected by Salinity Far South Western NSW
  • Economic Incentives for Conservation and Forest Development, Brigalow and Nandewar Bioregions
  • Economic and Social Profiling for Regional Forestry Agreements - Eden, Southern, Upper and Lower North East
  • Independent valuation of timber quota using alternative valuation techniques
  • Rangeland Management Action Plan - Consultation and economics
  • Land and Water Management Plan Economics - Denimein, Wakool and Berriquin
  • Property Management Plan for Rookwood Cemetery
  • Economic Values of Natural Resources and Natural Environments on the NSW Coast