The City of Busselton Environment Strategy is a comprehensive document aimed at providing Council with a strategic framework to undertake environmental management activities. It was endorsed by Council in September 2004.
The strategy draws upon the issues raised during community consultation activities undertaken during the development of the strategy, the City's Strategic Plan and addresses the key threats to natural values in the Shire.
The Environment Strategy incorporates sixty-eight (68) actions covering the key themes of:
- Coastal Management;
- Wetlands and Waterways;
- Agricultural Land Use;
- Community Participation and Awareness;
- Fire Management;
- Funding and Resources; and
- Waste Management
A brief overview of each theme is outlined below, together with the key over arching recommendations that will progress the implementation of the strategy in a timely and cost effective manner. A full list of the actions is contained in Action Plan 1 on page 97.