Western Sydney Urban Bushland Survey
The 1995-96 Western Sydney Urban Bushland Survey was the first of a series of survey programs for the Sydney region. The survey focuses on the Cumberland Plain region of western Sydney, because it is one of the most threatened areas in NSW.
Scope of the survey
See a map of the survey area, and read about the species covered.
Find out how sites were prioritised and surveyors were recruited.
Some findings of the survey
The survey found that much of western Sydney's biodiversity has been lost since European colonisation. See a summary.
Planning for the future
The survey report recommended strategies for conservation in western Sydney. Find out more.
Page last updated: 27 February 2011