Lord Howe Island Phasmid (Dryococelus australis)



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

This species 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 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 Office of Environment and Heritage and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial to the threatened species. Currently, 1 management site has been identified for this threatened species.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
Lord Howe Island Priority Management SiteActive Lord Howe Island (Unincorporated) 

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

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.