Nature conservation

Threatened species

Emu population in the New South Wales North Coast Bioregion and Port Stephens local government area (Dromaius novaehollandiae - endangered population)

Saving our Species strategy

This population has been assigned to the Population management stream under the Saving our Species (SoS) program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

Threatened population. This population requires site-based management in order to secure it from extinction in NSW for 100 years.

Conservation status

Management objectives

The SoS strategy aims to secure this population in the long-term.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

How will this endangered population be managed?

Key management sites for this endangered population are being identified by the NSW Government and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial management actions can be undertaken. Currently, 1 management site has been identified for this endangered population.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
Lower Clarence -Bundjalung- Bungawalbin Priority management siteActive Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Richmond Valley 

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

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