Conservation & Land Management

This page provides links to databases, groups and reports on conservation and land management in the Clarence Valley.

Please come back from time to time as this page is continuously being updated. 

Flora and Fauna Identification

Atlas of Living Australia

Collaborative, digital, open infrastructure that pulls together Australia biodiversity data from multiple sources, making it accessible and reusable.


Birdlife Australia has good resources on species identification, building and installing nesting boxes and bird baths as well as guidelines to design good bird habitats


Search for potential threatened species on your property and report sightings via website

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 NSW Plantnet

An online database of NSW Flora. Contains data from the printed Flora of NSW series (UNSW Press), augmented by data from the National Herbarium of NSW.

Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Plant ID Service


This site provides excellent information about the common native species in NSW.

Indigenous & Traditional

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

If you think you may have sites or objects of Aboriginal cultural importance on your property, get information from the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment at

Bush Regeneration


 Native Plant Nurseries in the Clarence Valley

  • CVC/ Landcare Tucabia
  • CEC LFW Nursery
  • Yuraygir Landcare Minnie Waters

Koala feed trees Clarence Valley


 North Coast Regional Weed Management Plan

 Weeds of the North Coast of NSW

 NSW Department of Primary Industry (DPI)


More information on weeds

Land Management Information

Government Resources and Regulations



North Coast Regional Pest Management Plan

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Private Native Forestry and Logging

Private Native Forestry is described as being “the sustainable management of native forests on private property for timber production”. This can include the harvesting of timber for a variety of products such as flooring, construction timber, power poles, furniture and firewood.

Review via EDO

Benefits of PNF, Problems with PNF

Local Land Services are responsible for private native forestry advice and approvals. See

The NSW Environment Protection Authority is responsible for compliance and enforcement of private native forestry.