Saving our Species resources

Find out more about NSW's threatened species through our education and project resources.

Bell's turtle conservation project

Bell's turtle (Myuchelys bellii) is only found in the high-elevation rivers of the New England Tablelands, in the upper reaches of the Namoi, Gwydir, Severn, Beardy and Deepwater river systems.

  • 09 May 2024

Manning River helmeted turtle conservation project

The Manning River helmeted turtle (Myuchelys purvisi) is confined to the Manning Valley on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. It was listed as endangered in 2017, following a 20-year population decline.

  • 09 May 2024

Bellinger River snapping turtle conservation project

The Bellinger River snapping turtle (Myuchelys georgesi), is only found in a 60-kilometre stretch of the Bellinger River in northern New South Wales.

  • 09 May 2024

Healthy Country for glossy black-cockatoos

This project is helping to secure a future for glossy black-cockatoos in the Shoalhaven by empowering local Aboriginal custodians to reconnect with fire impacted landscapes.

  • 24 Apr 2024

Milton Ulladulla subtropical rainforest revival

Located on Murramarang lands, this forest recovery project aims to protect Milton Ulladulla subtropical rainforest and expand its range.

  • 22 Apr 2024

Share the shore

Threatened shorebirds need space to nest on our beaches, but they face threats from dogs, beachgoers and vehicles.

  • 15 Nov 2023

Glossy black-cockatoo conservation

Join the Glossies in the Mist community and sign up to help save the glossy black-cockatoo in the Great Western Wildlife Corridor.

  • 14 Nov 2023

Pale imperial hairstreak butterfly (Jalmenus eubulus), critically endangered in NSW

There’s a lot to learn about threatened species and the actions being taken to conserve them.

Our threatened species education resources provide information, activities and presentations to help students, teachers and parents learn more about threatened species conservation.