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River and creek corridors

Protecting Conservation Corridors along Lower Ginninderra Creek and the adjacent Murrumbidgee River

Guidelines from “Protected Area Governance and Management” and some case histories on sightline protection.

Doug Finlayson, May 2016

WorboysThis paper seeks to present guidelines for improving the criteria being used to define the conservation corridor boundaries and buffer zones associated with the Riverview urban development of West Belconnen.

300 metre wide river and creek corridors

The Association urges all community associations and the general public to make representations to the ACT and NSW Government authorities and Yass Valley Council to ensure that all river and creek parkland corridors extend at least 300 metres from the waterways and that urban development does not intrude into areas with significant natural heritage values.