STATE NRM OFFICE

Natural Resource Management in Western Australia

11045: Tenterden bushland vegetation and wetland conservation – Gondwana link

Farmer Warren Parker with completed fencing on a large bushland conservation project near Geekabie Hill. Courtesy Basil Schur, Green Skills
Farmer Warren Parker with completed fencing on a large bushland conservation project near Geekabie Hill. Courtesy Basil Schur, Green Skills

With the help of State NRM Program funding, this project aims to fence remnant vegetation and conserve wetlands on four farms near Tenterden.

These remnant vegetation and wetland areas are of high conservation significance, containing rare and threatened flora and fauna populations. Conservation of these areas will assist in the establishment of eco-linkages along priority areas connecting the Stirling Range National Park and the Mt Lindesay and Mt Roe national parks.

Investment: $ 29 120
In-kind contribution: $ 33 600
Delivery organisation: Green Skills Inc.
Project duration: August 2012 - June 2012
Location: Tenterden region, south of Cranbrook, west of Lake Matilda and Geekabee Hill

Major project achievements

  • 775 ha of priority bushland and wetland conserved.
  • 10.2 km of fencing constructed around bush and wetland.
  • Community field day attracted 35 participants. Participants learnt about threats to biodiversity and strategies to deal with these threats.

Project partners

Gillamii Centre; South Coast NRM; Gondwana Link Ltd; Department of Environment and Conservation

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