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Latest BCT conservation tender outcomes announced

07 Oct 2021

The outcomes of the Plains-wanderer, Snow Gum Woodlands and Grasslands, and Northern Inland Floodplains conservation tenders have been announced today by Environment Minister Matt Kean. 

Over 50,000 hectares of important habitat for native species on private land will be protected as a result of these three successful conservation tenders.

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New BCT business plan announced

01 Sep 2021

The NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) has today released its four-year business plan, for 2021–22 to 2024–25.

“Looking forward, over the life of its business plan, the BCT is aiming to enter 400 new agreements over 200,000 hectares to protect another 50 unique underrepresented
NSW Landscapes,” the Chair of the BCT board, the Hon Niall Blair said.

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Six properties bought and sold by the BCT's revolving fund

30 Jul 2021

The revolving fund involves the BCT identifying properties up for sale that contain very high conservation values. The BCT buys these properties then ‘revolves’ them by selling to landholders interested and willing to sign an in-perpetuity conservation agreement on a portion of the land, to manage that area for biodiversity conservation outcomes.