About Greening Bathurst - Mission Statement

Context Statement


Vegetation conservation and management is critical to achieving

sustainable development through its strong influence on biodiversity,
water quality, landscape protection and other environmental values. 



  • A group that works effectively as a team in order to be an accountable
    and respected community organization.

  • A local community well informed about BVMP progress with awareness
    of past achievements and future challenges.

  • A local community with the capacity to act in order to benefit
    the environment.

  • All BVMP principles and recommendations implemented and the Vision


  • Achieve best practice standards of organizational governance, operational competence and community service.

  • Attract and maintain a membership representative of the Bathurst regional community with diverse expertise and interests.

  • Build and maintain a positive, consultative relationship with Bathurst Regional Council on matters of vegetation conservation and management with reference to the BVMP. Advocate for the BVMP to be maintained as a working document, supported by processes of implementation, review, adjustment and progress reporting.

  • Establish and maintain information networks within the community.

  • Provide a forum for community discussion and debate associated with vegetation conservation and management.

  • Build community capacity by raising the levels of awareness, motivation, knowledge and skills pertinent to improving vegetation conservation and management.

  • Facilitate provision of resources and support to community project-work that is consistent with the principles and recommendations of the BVMP.