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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.

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New Chair for the BCT

12 Jun 2021

Environment Minister Matt Kean has appointed Mr Niall Blair as Chairperson of the BCT.

Mr Kean said Mr Blair’s over twenty years experience across government and private sectors made him ideally suited to lead the BCT Board into the future.

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Conservation tenders announced for 2021

25 May 2021

The BCT has announced three new conservation tenders opening during 2021 in the Lower Clarence Valley, the Paroo and Warrego Catchments, and the Snowy Monaro local government area.

The Paroo and Warrego Catchments conservation tender aims to protect private land with important wetland habitat and floodplain ecosystems between significant rivers systems in Western NSW as well as Artesian Spring communities.