Restoration of Clarence Estuary Nature Reserve EECs at Yamba 2013 - 2016

NSW Environmental Trust

Six Endangered Ecological Communities in Clarence Estuary Nature Reserve will be restored by professional bush regeneraters working with Yamba Landcare group. Littoral Rainforest, Coastal Saltmarsh, Coastal Cypress Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands on Coastal Floodplains, Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest & Swamp Sclerophyll Forest are represented on the project site which is an important remnant of the last 4% of the original vegetation of the Clarence Estuary. Bitou Bush, Lantana, Ground Asparagus, Climbing Asparagus and a range of garden escapees are degrading this high conservation value area. Systematic ecological restoration works will be implemented over 25ha. The landcare group and local community will have opportunities to gain further knowledge and skills through training events and working alongside professional bush regenerators.