Nature conservation

Threatened species

NSW Scientific Committee publications

Information Guide 2015 (PDF 505KB)
This guide provides general information on the Scientific Committee including its structure and functions, the information the Committee holds and how to access that information.

Review of the conservation status of marine mammal species in NSW (PDF 568KB)
This 2001 NSW Scientific Committee report considers the status of the 40 marine mammal species that have been reliably recorded in NSW waters. It recommends changes to the current status of some species in the schedules of the Threatened Species Conservation Act.

Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 Flora Schedules (PDF 140KB)
This 2002 NSW Scientific Committee publication reviews the status of a number of plant species listed as vulnerable, endangered or presumed extinct in NSW, and recommends changes to the status of a number of species.

The conservation value of regrowth native plant communities: a review (PDF 455KB)
This 1998 report for the NSW Scientific Committee reviews the literature on the conservation value of regrowth native vegetation. It focuses on NSW but also considers literature from other regions of Australia and overseas.

The status of marine reptiles in NSW (PDF 583KB)
This report, commissioned by the NSW Scientific Committee, reviews the conservation status of marine turtles and snakes that have been recorded in NSW waters.

Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 Schedules 2007-2009
The Scientific Committee has prepared a project report on the review of selected species in the Schedules of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 which was undertaken during the period 2007 to 2009.

Guidelines for interpreting listing criteria for species, populations and ecological communities under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act, November 2014 (PDF 568KB)
The NSW Scientific Committee has prepared these guidelines to assist the Committee with the interpretation of the concepts and terms in the listing criteria given in the Threatened Species Conservation Regulation 2010.

 

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