New management for Brisbane's natural assets

Heyenga, Sonja; Savill, Jo
August 2008
Ecos;Aug/Sep2008, Issue 144, p14
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The article reports on the move of Queensland's Brisbane City Council to assess the feasibility of using asset-based management processes to help define and manage natural assets such as wetlands, parks and water quality. The move follows after the council found that residents in the city place a high value on recreational opportunities for its green and shady nature and eco-friendliness. In the process, the City Council asked the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) Sustainable Ecosystems to evaluate the feasibility of asset-based management in order to develop a management process for the city's natural assets.


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