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Spotted Tree Frog (Litoria spenceri)



Species Action Statement

This species has been assigned to the Partnership species management stream under the Saving our Species program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

Less than 10% of the species' total population occurs within NSW.

Conservation status in NSW: Critically Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered

Management objectives

This action statement aims to secure critical populations of this species in NSW in the long-term.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

OEH is currently developing a targeted approach for managing Partnership species species. In the interim, the following management actions have been identified for this species.
  • Monitor captive breeding colony and rear progeny for reintroduction to Bogong Creek.
  • Reintroduce captive bred animals to Bogong Creek.
  • Monitoring program at Bogong Creek.
  • Control release of water at Bogong Creek.
  • Continued sediment control and monitoring at Bogong creek.
  • Monitor extent of weeds at Bourke's Gorge Bridge and control where necessary.
  • Monitor extent of weeds along Bogong Ck.
  • Monitor trout at Bogong Ck.
  • Kosciuszko National Park Fire Management Strategy to include operational guidelines to protect this species from fire.
  • Survey remaining likely habitat.
  • Screen dead and sick frogs for pathogenic diseases.
  • Undertake media awareness campaign.

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.