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State of the Parks third edition

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Parks Victoria has committed to undertaking evaluation of the effectiveness of its management programs and condition of its park values at regular intervals as an important component of adaptive management. This is the third edition of State of the Parks.

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State of the Parks third edition

1.1 About State of the Parks  PDF 391.9 KB

2.1 Profile of the parks network  PDF 697.6 KB

3.1 Extent and representation of natural assets and ecosystem services in parks  PDF 674.2 KB

3.2 Status and management of key threats park ecosytems  PDF 274.4 KB

3.3 Condition of park ecosystems  PDF 480.2 KB

4.1 Representation of cultural and historic heritage places in parks  PDF 440.4 KB

4.2 Status and management of key threats to cultural and heritage places  PDF 352.9 KB

4.3 Partnerships to protect and conserve Aboriginal culture  PDF 330.2 KB

4.4 Condition and management outcomes for Aboriginal cultural places and historic heritage places  PDF 187.4 KB

5.1 Park visits and visitor services  PDF 265.8 KB

5.2 Park assets and their condition  PDF 708.5 KB

5.3 Outcomes and benefits for visitors and community  PDF 744.4 KB

5.4 Community engagement and volunteerism  PDF 483.1 KB

6.1 Fire and emergency  PDF 497.7 KB

7.1 Planning and knowledge  PDF 550.3 KB

Appendix 2.1 Victoria's parks and reserves area type  PDF 657.6 KB

Appendix 2.2 Legislative Obligations  PDF 2.5 MB

Appendix 2.3 Migratory species recorded in parks  PDF 1.3 MB

Appendix 2.4 Neighbouring Property Count  PDF 1.5 MB

Appendix 3.1 Terrestrial Bioregions  PDF 590.1 KB

Appendix 3.2 Marine Bioregions  PDF 391.6 KB

Appendix 3.3 Important Wetlands  PDF 391.0 KB

Appendix 3.5 Native Flora Species  PDF 687.2 KB

Appendix 3.4 Ramsar Wetlands  PDF 357.7 KB

Appendix 3.6 Threatened Flora species  PDF 610.3 KB

Appendix 3.7 Native Fauna  PDF 644.2 KB

Appendix 3.8 Threatened Fauna species  PDF 624.3 KB

Appendix 3.9 Water Catchments  PDF 333.3 KB

Appendix 3.10 Tonnes of Carbon per Hectare Stored in Parks  PDF 6.3 MB

Appendix 3.11 Status and trend of key threats to natural values  PDF 473.8 KB

Appendix 3.12 Aggregated Threat Index - SoP 2013  PDF 1.7 MB

Appendix 3.13 Weeds Species  PDF 650.7 KB

Appendix 3.14 Proportion of Weeds to Total Flora Species  PDF 657.8 KB

Appendix 3.15 Tolerable Fire Interval 2013  PDF 236.0 KB

Appendix 3.16 Native vegetation growth stages 2013  PDF 299.0 KB

Appendix 3.17 Ecosystem Condition Index  PDF 2.9 MB

Appendix 3.18 Wetland Condition Indexin parks  PDF 743.1 KB

Appendix 3.19 Condition of High priority ‘ABC’ threatened flora and fauna  PDF 264.0 KB

Appendix 3.20 Natural Values Extent Objectives Met  PDF 380.5 KB

Appendix 4.1 Number VHR Sites Per Park  PDF 1.7 MB

Appendix 4.2 Indigenous Values Current and Trend Condition  PDF 1.4 MB

Appendix 4.3 Non-Indigenous Values Current and Trend Condition  PDF 1.2 MB

Appendix 4.4 Indigenous Values Extent Objectives Met  PDF 834.1 KB

Appendix 4.5 Non-Indigenous Values Extent Objectives Met  PDF 891.3 KB

Appendix 5.1 Parks Servicing Objectives and Visitor Needs Met  PDF 1.4 MB

Appendix 5.2 Visitor Facilities Objectives and Visitor Needs  PDF 1.4 MB

Appendix 6.1 Tolerable Fire Interval 2013  PDF 272.7 KB

Appendix 6.2 Native vegetation growth stages 2013  PDF 298.5 KB

State of the Parks Third Edition summary  PDF 2.7 MB


Accessible version (MSWord)

1.1 About State of the Parks  DOCX 1017.2 KB

2.1 Profile of the parks network  DOCX 2.4 MB

3.1 Extent and representation of natural assets and ecosystem services in parks  DOCX 6.7 MB

3.2 Status and management of key threats park ecosytems  DOCX 8.5 MB

3.3 Condition of park ecosystems  DOCX 9.7 MB

4.1 Representation of cultural and historic heritage places in parks  DOCX 992.4 KB

4.2 Status and management of key threats to cultural and heritage places  DOCX 2.0 MB

4.3 Partnerships to protect and conserve Aboriginal culture  DOCX 733.7 KB

4.4 Condition and management outcomes for Aboriginal cultural places and historic heritage places  DOCX 1.7 MB

5.1 Park visits and visitor services  DOCX 1.0 MB

5.3 Outcomes and benefits for visitors and community  DOCX 1.0 MB

5.4 Community engagement and volunteerism  DOCX 652.8 KB

6.1 Fire and emergency  DOCX 13.7 MB

7.1 Planning and knowledge  DOCX 1.5 MB

State of the Parks Third Edition summary  DOCX 4.7 MB