Draft conservation advice for the KI Dunnart open for comment

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As a result of the workshop we held on Monday 27 May 2019, to discuss the information known about the Kangaroo Island dunnart and the threats to it with scientists, local ecologists and landholders with KI dunnarts on their properties, draft conservation advice for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart was produced, this is now open for consultation for the KI Community to give us any feedback that they would like to make on the draft advice.

Draft conservation advice for the KI Dunnart open for comment

Public Comment – Draft Conservation Advice for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart

You are invited to comment on this draft Conservation advice for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart, which has been prepared under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999 (EPBC Act) by Natural Resources Kangaroo Island, the SA Department for Environment and Water and the Australian Government in consultation with scientists, NGO’s and the Kangaroo Island community. The draft conservation advice can be downloaded here .

The Draft Conservation Advice for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart outlines the biological information, threats and objectives and actions necessary to stop the decline of, and support the recovery of the species, which is listed as Endangered under the EPBC Act.

We would welcome your comments on the background information (description, distribution etc), threats, objectives and conservation management actions to help inform finalisation of the plan. Once in place the plan which will be used to guide on-ground conservation action for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart.

The consultation period closes on 20 December 2019.

If you wish to comment on this Conservation Advice, please send your comments, quoting the title "Conservation Advice for the Kangaroo Island Dunnart" to:

Email: recoveryplans@environment.gov.au

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