The management of flora and fauna habitats is a complex issue, and your approach to the task will vary with your property management objectives. There are, however, a few simple principles which, when observed in developing a farm or catchment plan, can enhance the suitability of farming landscapes for a whole range of birds and other wildlife.
This section provides technical information to support the implementation of the Australian Cotton Industry Best Management Practices Manual Land and Water Management module, in relation to Objective 7 Good Native Vegetation Management and Objective 8 Good Riparian Land Management.
Additional information and guidelines on riparian and wetland management are available in Managing Riparian Lands in the Cotton Industry (Lovett et al. 2003).