Tregeagle Koala habitat restoration and corridor connections 2013 – 2016 Tregeagle Landcare Group (EnviTE Environment Administrator)

NSW Environmental Trust

Tregeagle Landcare Group will work with professional bush regenerators to restore and connect significant Koala habitat and monitor koalas. This is a priority area (Lismore City Council Koala Management Plan) for the long term survival of koalas in LCC area. Lantana is impeding koala movement and access to food trees and with camphor laurel and privet is restricting regeneration. Recommendations of the Tregeagle Landcare Target Area Restoration Plan will guide ecological restoration involving systematic weed control in primary koala habitat. Connectivity of habitat will be increased through small scale revegetation. Koalas monitoring data will be will be entered in the Friends of the Koala database to guide management. This will be a demonstration site for koala habitat restoration in Lismore LGA. . Field days will develop skills and capacity to restore habitat.