New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1989) 12: 128- 128

Management of largely intact natural areas

Conference Abstract
Ron Tindal  
  1. Department of Conservation, Stewart Island

This paper will seek to discuss:

1) Why manage a natural area?
2) Manage species - area or system?
3) Problem of boundaries - do they exist?
4) Major influences on natural systems together with possible management approaches to limit detrimental effects.
Conclude by emphasizing the essentially long-term commitment of managers and support groups required to ensure maintenance of natural areas.