Help save the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata)

This conservation project aims to secure the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby in the wild in NSW for 100 years, engage local communities in its conservation, and encourage the NSW community to identify with it as a flagship for threatened species conservation.

Date
3 December 2015
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • File PDF 2MB
  • Pages 12
  • Name brush-tailed-rock-wallaby-petrogale-penicillata-draft-amended-pas-strategy.pdf

The project was developed by experts who identified the minimum number of necessary management sites and conservation actions required to conserve the species.

Eleven sites have been identified in NSW. They are:

  • Shannon Creek in Clarence Valley LGA
  • Green Gully in Walcha LGA
  • Warrumbungles in Warrumbungle LGA
  • Barnard River in Gloucester LGA
  • Big Yango in Cessnock; Hawkesbury LGAs
  • Watagans in Cessnock; Lake Macquarie; Wyong LGAs
  • Wolgan in Lithgow LGA
  • Waterfall Springs in Gosford LGA
  • Jenolan Caves in Lithgow; Oberon LGAs
  • Nattai in Wingecarribee LGA
  • Kangaroo Valley in Shoalhaven; Wingecarribee LGAs

Photo: Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) / R Nicolai

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