Thursday 5 December 2019

Start Date

5-12-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

5-12-2019 4:15 PM

Session

Soil Policy, Planning & Governance

Session Chair

Tim Overhue

Description

State planning policy for the Peel-Harvey coastal plain catchment requires decision makers to consider land suitability when assessing proposals for intensive agriculture including for horticulture. This information is not accessible or easily understood by land use planners. We will describe how we translated this information into a model Local Planning Policy (LPP) for the Peel-Harvey.

Comments

Presented by Heather Percy, Ander Del Marco, Tom Lerner and Brett Flugge

Included in

Soil Science Commons

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Dec 5th, 4:00 PM Dec 5th, 4:15 PM

Translating soils information into better land planning decisions: an example from the Peel-Harvey Catchment Western Australia

State planning policy for the Peel-Harvey coastal plain catchment requires decision makers to consider land suitability when assessing proposals for intensive agriculture including for horticulture. This information is not accessible or easily understood by land use planners. We will describe how we translated this information into a model Local Planning Policy (LPP) for the Peel-Harvey.