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Services & Resources
Services & Resources

Since the project began in 2001, LBP worked to build Local Governments capacity to plan and manage biodiversity. A number of documents/tools, interlinked projects and programs, providing services, grants and awards were developed to assist Local Governments in biodiversity conservation.


·         The Local Government Biodiversity Planning Guidelines

·         The Local Government Guidelines for Bushland Management in the Perth and Coastal South-West NRM Regions, WA


·         Environmental Planning Tool 

·         Natural Area Initial Assessment (NAIA) Templates

·         Natural Area Initial Assessment (NAIA) Database

·         Mapping and Information

Interlinked Projects and Programs

·         Regional Framework for Local Biodiversity Conservation Priorities for Perth and Peel 

·         Perth Region Plant Biodiversity Project


·         Targeted Grants Project 

·         Milestone Awards Program

·         Local Nature Spot Project


Some of the tools and services are now being provided for a fee, but the technical advice to develop Local Biodiversity Strategies cannot be delivered at this point in time.

Services currently available

·         Environmental Planning Tool,

·         Natural Area Managers Network (NAMN) and Biodiversity Planners Forums

·         Regional NAIA Database (available but not updated at this time); and

·         Local Government Guidelines for Bushland Management (currently under review)

Western Australian Local Government Association

ONE70, Level 1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007
PO Box 1544, West Perth WA 6872 | Tel: (08) 9321 5055 | Fax: (08) 9322 2611 | Email: