Nature conservation

Threatened species

Artesian Springs Ecological Community in the Great Artesian Basin

Saving our Species strategy

This ecological community has been assigned to the Ecological community (range-restricted) management stream under the Saving our Species (SoS) program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

This is a threatened ecological community.

Conservation status

Management objectives

The SoS strategy aims to maximise the viability of the ecological community and maintain its conservation status under the BC Act.

Management sites across NSW

Your search returned one or more sites that are restricted due to the sensitive nature of either the species or the site. Individuals involved in management on these sites can access detailed information via the database.

How will this ecological community be managed?

Key management sites for this ecological community are being identified by the NSW Government and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial management actions can be undertaken. Currently, 6 management sites have been identified for this ecological community.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
Artesian S4 Priority management siteProposed Walgett 
Old Gerara Priority management siteProposed Bourke 
Thoroo Priority management siteProposed Bourke 
Artesian S3 Priority management siteProposed Bourke 
Scrubber Priority management siteProposed Bourke 
Peery Lake Priority management siteActive Central Darling 

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

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