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Threatened Species

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The Southern Highlands is home to 40 threatened or endangered native plant species and 42 threatened or endangered native animal species. 


Council celebrates Threatened Species Day each year on September 7th.


By focusing attention on the plight of our threatened animals and plants, Council aims to encourage greater community support and hands-on involvement to prevent further losses of Australia's unique natural heritage.



Southern Highlands Nature Map


The Southern Highlands Nature Map is available for you to record your sightings as you wander through the bush, or enjoy your local park or backyard. 


record a sighting



Further Information


For further information regarding Threatened Species contact:


Environmental Protects Officer

Telephone: 02 4868 0888

Last Updated: October 23rd, 2019
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