The Commissioner for Enviornmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes today paid tribute to the late Phillip Toyne. Dr Sparkes said that in establishing Landcare, Mr Toyne made an enduring positive impact on the environment in Victoria.
Citizen science is giving us all an opportunity to contribute to our understanding of the condition of the natural environment. I encourage you to contribute to the body of knowledge by becoming a citizen scientist.
Each year, the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability reports on the results of the strategic audit of implementation of the environmental management systems for mandated government departments and agencies.
Putting the audience front and centre when preparing and delivering reports, and driving continual evolution to meet an increasing range of demands, is the clear message from the recent national State of the Environment Reporting Forum.
The review of performance targets for the future bushfire fuel management program on public land announced this week will help to deliver on a key recommendation in the 2013 State of the Environment report.