Southern Highland residents and visitors will often have the pleasure of living with and/or observing local biodiversity. Here you will find information about threatened fauna, habitat and corridors, private land conservation and creating homes for wildlife, as well as information about wildlife care, roadkill and pest animals.
The Southern Highlands has a rich diversity of bird species. Some of these species are seasonal visitors, while others are permanent residents residing in locations that have their preferred habitat.
The Great Western Wildlife Corridor (GWWC) is a key corridor in the Great Eastern Ranges located between Bullio and Bungonia, linking the southern Blue Mountains with Morton National Park.
Information on local pest animals, including European Wasps, Common Myna Birds, European Rabbits and other pests.
Council assists landholders to retain remnant native vegetation and Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs) on their property with the aim of conserving wildlife habitat and to create connected corridors within and beyond the shire.
A Threatened Species is a plant or animal that has been assessed to determine their risk of extinction.
What to do when you encounter sick or injured wildlife.