The Murray CMA has been in operation since 2004. Major achievements have included
Engaging the Community - 38,568 community participants in 1,139 community natural resource management events.- 311 aboriginal participants in 44 aboriginal natural resource management events.
Biodiversity- 55,382 hectares of actively managed remnant native vegetation.- 7,823 hectares of greenfield native vegetation planted or direct seeded.- All revegetation planted or direct seeded has been with local provenance native species.
Land- At least 348 landholders have undertaken practices to improve soil condition. - 169,832 hectares of on-ground works undertaken that are directly reducing salinity risk. - 334 hecatres of priority saline affected sites in the eastern catchment have at least 70% groundcover established and maintained. - 467 landholders have undertaken projects which have addressed soil erosion in priority areas.
Water - 114 wetlands have had 36,896 Ml of water delivered to reinstate wetting and drying cycles.- 1429 kilometres of riparian corridor have been fenced and actively managed.- 70 wetlands have been fenced and actively managed.
In 2009 CMA's across NSW prepared a report highlighting achievements across the state. You can view the report here (approx 6.5MB).
The Murray CMA is a partner to the Australian Government Caring for our Country program and the NSW Government Catchment Action program.