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Natural Resource Management at the Houtman Abrolhos



Significant changes are on the horizon for the Abrolhos Islands with provision being made for a major

expansion in aquaculture and proposals for increased tourist development based on the archipelagos
natural and historical attractions.

This forum will focus on natural resource management (NRM) at the
Abrolhos and the implications of future developments on the strategies used to protect the ecosystem and
its environmental assets. A range of speakers have been invited to present on current government policy,
ecosystem-based fisheries management, aquaculture development, managing tourism impacts, natural
resource management activities, threatened species and the monitoring of marine and island ecosystems.

Date Friday 24 November 2017
Time 0830 - 1600
Where Geraldton TAFE campus or Batavia Coast Marine Institute
(depending on registrations).

Lunch will be provided by the Central TAFE hospitality students.
A final program will be available around 14 November.

RSVP Nic Dunlop (CCWA) on [email protected] or
Maryke Gray (BCMI) [email protected]





November 24, 2017 at 8:30am - 4pm
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
Willcock Drive Separation Point
Geraldton, WA 6531
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Conservation Council,WA