Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve

You are invited to have your say on the draft Mount Ninderry Management Plan .

Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve is managed by Sunshine Coast Council, protecting important core habitat, comprising 199 hectares of diverse native bushland and including eight regional ecosystems and an area of ‘endangered’ subtropical lowland rainforest.

60 hectares of the reserve is now a declared nature refuge, added in 2013 through council’s Environment Levy land acquisition program. In addition to the significant biodiversity values, the site is an important place for Aboriginal cultural heritage. Mount Ninderry is part of the Southeast Queensland song lines network—located within the lands of the Kabi Kabi First Nations.

Purpose

The purpose of the management plan is to describe the ecological, cultural, social, and economic values of the reserve and provide the associated management actions required to maintain or enhance these values over the next 10 years.

Community engagement

The draft Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve Management Plan is available for comment for three weeks until 4:00pm Friday 4 October 2019. All personal information will be handled in accordance with council’s Privacy Policy.

Where to from here

All feedback will be addressed and each respondent notified via email describing how your feedback was addressed. The final plan will then be published and publicly available on council's website.

Overview

Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve protects 199 hectares of core habitat including 60 hectares added in 2013 through council’s Environment Levy land acquisition.

The plan describes the management intent for the reserve which is to “protect and enhance the site’s significant ecological values whilst also supporting unsupervised sustainable nature-based activities”. Further to this the management plan for Mount Ninderry Environmental Reserve aims to ensure the sites cultural values are also respected. The draft Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve Management Plan is a comprehensive report based on flora and fauna surveys conducted at this site, and includes an assessment of the sites land-use history, current habitat condition, and any future opportunities for conservation. The management plan is subject to a 10 year review.

For further enquiries email naturalareas@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

You are invited to have your say on the draft Mount Ninderry Management Plan .

Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve is managed by Sunshine Coast Council, protecting important core habitat, comprising 199 hectares of diverse native bushland and including eight regional ecosystems and an area of ‘endangered’ subtropical lowland rainforest.

60 hectares of the reserve is now a declared nature refuge, added in 2013 through council’s Environment Levy land acquisition program. In addition to the significant biodiversity values, the site is an important place for Aboriginal cultural heritage. Mount Ninderry is part of the Southeast Queensland song lines network—located within the lands of the Kabi Kabi First Nations.

Purpose

The purpose of the management plan is to describe the ecological, cultural, social, and economic values of the reserve and provide the associated management actions required to maintain or enhance these values over the next 10 years.

Community engagement

The draft Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve Management Plan is available for comment for three weeks until 4:00pm Friday 4 October 2019. All personal information will be handled in accordance with council’s Privacy Policy.

Where to from here

All feedback will be addressed and each respondent notified via email describing how your feedback was addressed. The final plan will then be published and publicly available on council's website.

Overview

Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve protects 199 hectares of core habitat including 60 hectares added in 2013 through council’s Environment Levy land acquisition.

The plan describes the management intent for the reserve which is to “protect and enhance the site’s significant ecological values whilst also supporting unsupervised sustainable nature-based activities”. Further to this the management plan for Mount Ninderry Environmental Reserve aims to ensure the sites cultural values are also respected. The draft Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve Management Plan is a comprehensive report based on flora and fauna surveys conducted at this site, and includes an assessment of the sites land-use history, current habitat condition, and any future opportunities for conservation. The management plan is subject to a 10 year review.

For further enquiries email naturalareas@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.