5.0 Management Practices of Coastal Dune Systems

The Stockton Bight sand dune ecosystem has been managed for thousands of years by local Aboriginal groups. In more recent times, management of the ecosystem is divided between the various governmental agencies and departments responsible for particular aspects of the ecosystem.

Why protect and manage Coastal Dune Systems?

Maintenance of Genetic Diversity (Biodiversity)

Intrinsic Values

Utility Values

Heritage Value

The need to allow natural change to proceed