Protecting native plants
Native plants that grow on land or in fresh water are the responsibility of OEH. Many of these are protected by law in New South Wales:
The Department of Primary Industries is responsible for protecting salt-water plants such as seaweeds, seagrasses and marine algae. Find out more on the Fisheries website.
Bell miner associated dieback strategy
This strategy attempts to tackle the threat of dieback associated with bell miners in the forests of north-east NSW. Download the strategy, plus the proceedings of a national forum that took place in early 2005.
Infection of native plants by Phytophthora cinnamomi - key threatening process listing
The NSW Scientific Committee has declared Phytophthora cinnamomi to be a 'key threatening process' in NSW. See its reasons for making this declaration.
Pandanus trees and the threat of dieback
These iconic trees of the NSW north coast have been dying from infestation by an insect: the flatid, or planthopper. Learn how to recognise pandanus dieback, and find out how you can help fight the disease.
Page last updated: 13 October 2011