Dry and Sub-humid Lands Biodiversity

Case Study Details

Name of Partnership Fire ecology in eucalypt savanna
Organization Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Country Australia
Regions Western Europe and Others
Description Fire ecology in eucalypt savanna in Australia is an important consideration for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use with the ideal time between burnings for biodiversity being 5 years. There is also a need to preserve indigenous burning regimes in wetlands within these dry areas in order to protect important fodder stocks.
Web Site http://www.environment.gov.au/land/publications/pubs/2-tropical-eucalypt.pdf
Main Actors Indigenous and Local Community Organizations
Keywords Community-based Natural Resource Management