Silverleaf nightshade Strategic Plan - Weeds Australia

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Silverleaf nightshade Strategic Plan - Weeds Australia

3.3 GOAL 3: Capability and willingness to manage silverleaf nightshade increasedCapacity and motivation are key attributes that will help to build strong and enduring partnerships,and they are covered by the table for Goal 3. Reliable and current distribution maps are importantfor identifying priority outlier infestations, and for managing propagule sources and invasionpathways. Most stakeholders with an opportunity to manage silverleaf nightshade are farmers whoneed to make a profit. It is very important that an economic imperative is clearly demonstrated tofarmers to motivate them to act. Best practice management information, delivered in an effectiveand targeted manner, will underpin effective on-ground management. A focussed and coordinatedresearch portfolio will help to fill management knowledge gaps, and to explore biological controloptions. Support for this plan’s goals and objectives and integration into regional and statelegislation, policy and plans will help to strengthen commitment. Communication and monitoringwill ensure that the plan is a “living”, relevant, effective and dynamic document.Objectives Strategic Actions Priority ResponsiblePartners3.1 Reliabledistribution mapssuitable to informstrategicmanagementdecisions areproduced.3.2 Capability tomanage SLN isincreased by currentbest managementpractice tools,information,education andsupport forstakeholders.3.1.1. Collect state and regional SLNdistribution data and collate into a nationaldatabase (e.g. national mapping portal).3.1.2. Produce current national distributionand strategic management action maps(e.g. eradication and containment zones).3.1.3. Collaborate with other WoNS projectsto improve mapping systems.3.1.4. Review and revise potentialdistribution (risk) maps, considering landuse,soil-type and climate change.3.1.5. Better define and manage the currentand potential risk to horticultural andirrigated crops.3.2.1. Draft a national communication planto guide information dissemination tostakeholders and identify delivery gaps.3.2.2. Develop, revise and distribute bestpractice management guide andidentification guide, using multiple media.3.2.3. Deliver latest information on SLN toland managers through a series of nationaland regional meetings to raise awareness,build capacity and encourage control efforts.3.2.4. Promote management of SLN viaregional electronic and print media, incollaboration with local stakeholders.3.2.5. Provide ad-hoc advice and support tostakeholders on management of SLN.1 SLNNMC,researchers,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T1 National coordinatorrole, SLNNMC2 National coordinatorrole, SLNNMC2 SLNNMC,researchers1 SLNNMC,researchers,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T, industrybodies, local actiongroups, landholders1 National coordinatorrole, SLNNMC1 SLNNMC,researchers,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T, local actiongroups1 SLNNMC,researchers,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T, local actiongroups2 SLNNMC,researchers,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T, local actiongroups2 SLNNMC,NRM/CMA, LGA,S&T17

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