Eco-tourism presents an increasing opportunity to lift the viability of landholders and rural communities. It also provides an opportunity to protect and enhance those areas of high environmental value in regional and remote Australia.
While the growth of Eco-tourism is generally regarded as being a positive development most regional and rural areas, it does come with some risk. Increased tourist numbers to regional and remote areas with fragile ecosystems can cause damage to those environments.
Alsajad NRM understands the opportunities and threats that Eco-tourism presents and offers a range of services in this area including:
As CEO of. NRM Regions Queensland, Alsajad Managing Director Andrew Drysdale has developed several potential eco-tourism investment programs
With experience in the many aspects of primary production, Alsajad NRM offers an array of services to this sector including:
Alsajad NRM has a significant amount of experience in the strategic and policy development arena of the Biosecurity sector. Managing Director Andrew Drysdale is a long-term member of the Biosecurity Queensland Ministerial Advisory Committee and Chair of the Queensland Invasive Pest Advisory Committee.
As a former pastoralist and current committee member of organisations that focus on remote Australia, Andrew has extensive knowledge of the relationship between agriculture, landcare and the preservation of natural resources.
Alsajad NRM offers a variety of services in the Natural Resource Management and Landcare areas including:
The establishment of Cape York NRM is just one example of a successful project facilitated by Alsajad NRM that involved bringing a range of interest groups together (many with conflicting views and opinions) to develop and drive an effective agenda for improving the management of land and sea resources of Cape York.
Alsajad NRM are currently working with state Landcare peak bodies to design a set of indicators and processes to measure how much Landcare groups are building social capital within their respective state.
Alsajad NRM has provided significant policy input into the development of funding programs such as National Landcare Program, Reef Rescue, National Heritage Trust 2 and Natural Resource Investment Program.
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