Approved NSW Recovery Plan Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens Endangered Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Population

This document constitutes the formal New South Wales State Recovery Plan for the Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens Endangered Koala Population and, as such, considers the conservation requirements of the population.

Date
1 July 2003
Publisher
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Type
Publication, Recovery plan
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 0-73136-7006
  • File PDF 0.4MB
  • Pages 29
  • Name hawks-nest-tea-gardens-koala-phascolarctos-cinereus-population-recovery-plan.pdf

The Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus Goldfuss 1817) is a large arboreal folivore that occupies a wide but fragmented range in eastern Australia. In New South Wales (NSW) it is listed as a Vulnerable Species under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act).

The Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens Koala Population is listed as an Endangered Population under the TSC Act. Threats to this population include habitat destruction and fragmentation, mortalities from vehicle collisions and attacks by domestic and wild Dogs (Canis familiaris) (NSW Scientific Committee 2000a).