Protected Area Planning and Management Systems
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Discuss the context and diverse forms of governance for protected areas.
- Analyse systems and methods for addressing complexity in protected area governance and management.
- Evaluate processes for planning and assessing developments and recreation opportunities within protected areas.
- Reflect on supporting processes for effective protected area governance and management.
- Theme 1. Purpose, definition, and types of protected areas.
- Theme 2. Australian protected area systems.
- Theme 3. Addressing complexity
- Theme 4 Governing protected areas
- Theme 5 Community engagement
- Theme 6 Recreation Opportunity Spectrum
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject provides students with a practical understanding of key systems for protected area planning and management. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are considered. The global context of protected areas is analysed, including issues of definition, scope and governance. As governance processes provide the institutional structures within which planning and management occurs, particular attention is given to public, private, community and collaborative arrangements. Systems and associated methods for addressing complexity, sustainable finance, management effectiveness, community engagement and landscape/seascape scale management are then considered. These topics are explored by drawing on the experiences of practitioners, case study examples and fieldwork.
- Report (40%)
- Presentation (20%)
- Case Study (40%)
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