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Mountain Pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus)



Species conservation project

This species has been assigned to the Site-managed species management stream under the Saving our Species program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

The species occurs at discrete sites where critical threats and management actions are required and can be defined.

Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered

Management objectives

The conservation project aims to secure the species in the wild for 100 years and maintain its conservation status under the TSC Act.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

How will this species be managed?

The Office of Environment and Heritage has established 3 management sites where conservation activities need to take place to ensure the conservation of this species.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
Secret Creek Management SiteActive Lithgow 
North Kosciuszko Management SiteActive Snowy Monaro Regional, Snowy Valleys 
Snowy Mountains Management SiteActive Snowy Monaro Regional, Snowy Valleys 

Are you or is someone you know doing conservation work for this species or in this area?

Contact us to tell us about the work. Your input will help OEH evaluate the status of threatened species and provide a broader picture of conservation work across NSW.