The Natural Environment

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The Natural Environment focuses on the need to preserve and look after our natural environment, while supporting opportunities for the community to benefit sustainably from the associated products and ecosystem services it provides.

The Natural Environment is presented under four themes:

(Click on each icon for more information.)


Landscape and Character
What we want to see for the future: The landscape and character is preserved to retain its natural, visual, scenic and cultural values.

What we want to achieve: No loss of the inter and intra urban breaks in their current extent by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Biodiversity
What we want to see for the future: Our native plants, animals and habitats are healthy, resilient and valued by the community.
What we want to achieve: Maintain the 2016 extent of native vegetation (no net loss) by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more..



Waterways and Wetlands
What we want to see for the future: Waterways and wetlands are healthy, resilient to change and valued by the community.
What we want to achieve: Maintain and improve the ecological health of waterways and wetlands across each of the Sunshine Coast’s river catchments to a good or excellent grade by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Coastal
What we want to see for the future: Our coastal areas are healthy, resilient to climate impacts and support sustainable use.
What we want to achieve: Maintain and improve the health of our beaches to good or excellent grade by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...


Learn more about:

Part A:
Strategic directions

Part B:
Five-year implementation plan
Part C:
Network plan


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The Natural Environment focuses on the need to preserve and look after our natural environment, while supporting opportunities for the community to benefit sustainably from the associated products and ecosystem services it provides.

The Natural Environment is presented under four themes:

(Click on each icon for more information.)


Landscape and Character
What we want to see for the future: The landscape and character is preserved to retain its natural, visual, scenic and cultural values.

What we want to achieve: No loss of the inter and intra urban breaks in their current extent by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Biodiversity
What we want to see for the future: Our native plants, animals and habitats are healthy, resilient and valued by the community.
What we want to achieve: Maintain the 2016 extent of native vegetation (no net loss) by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more..



Waterways and Wetlands
What we want to see for the future: Waterways and wetlands are healthy, resilient to change and valued by the community.
What we want to achieve: Maintain and improve the ecological health of waterways and wetlands across each of the Sunshine Coast’s river catchments to a good or excellent grade by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Coastal
What we want to see for the future: Our coastal areas are healthy, resilient to climate impacts and support sustainable use.
What we want to achieve: Maintain and improve the health of our beaches to good or excellent grade by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...


Learn more about:

Part A:
Strategic directions

Part B:
Five-year implementation plan
Part C:
Network plan


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