Nature conservation

Threatened species

Mountain Pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus)

Saving our Species strategy

This species has been assigned to the Site-managed species management stream under the Saving our Species (SoS) program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

The species occurs at discrete sites where critical threats and management actions are required and can be defined.

Conservation status

Management objectives

The SoS strategy aims to secure the species in the wild for 100 years and maintain its conservation status under the BC Act.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

How will this species be managed?

Key management sites for this threatened species are being identified by the NSW Government and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial management actions can be undertaken. Currently, 3 management sites have been identified for this threatened species.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
Secret Creek Contributing site (emergency)Proposed Lithgow City 
North Kosciuszko Priority management siteActive Snowy Monaro Regional, Snowy Valleys 
Snowy Mountains Priority management siteActive Snowy Monaro Regional, Snowy Valleys 

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

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