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Wild Horses on Public Lands

The USA and Australia share a common problem with wild horses causing environmental damage to conservation areas in large landscapes – both public lands reserved as national parks and rangelands. Mustangs and brumbies, the name for their counterparts in Australia, while often seen as an iconic symbol of the open landscape, are a daunting problem for land managers.

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WORLD RURAL LANDSCAPES PRINCIPLES: Sustainably manage rural landscapes and their heritage values

There is a need to mange landscapes and their heritage values sustainably. In Australia this has usually referred to private lands and one of the driving forces in this management has been through Landcare for the last 30 years. Around 10% of Australia’s population lives in rural or remote areas. These comparatively small communities – largely farmers and Indigenous land managers – currently steward most of the country.

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Wild Horses on Public Lands

The USA and Australia share a common problem with wild horses causing environmental damage to conservation areas in large landscapes – both public lands reserved as national parks and rangelands. Mustangs and brumbies, the name for their counterparts in Australia, while often seen as an iconic symbol of the open landscape, are a daunting problem for land managers.

Read More »

WORLD RURAL LANDSCAPES PRINCIPLES: Sustainably manage rural landscapes and their heritage values

There is a need to mange landscapes and their heritage values sustainably. In Australia this has usually referred to private lands and one of the driving forces in this management has been through Landcare for the last 30 years. Around 10% of Australia’s population lives in rural or remote areas. These comparatively small communities – largely farmers and Indigenous land managers – currently steward most of the country.

Read More »