Murrumbateman Village Box Gum Grassy Woodland

A crown reserve located in the middle of Murrumbateman village NSW is a remnant of native woodland and open grassland with a very high biodiversity value. The reserve contains White Box-Yellow Box-Blakely’s Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland, a Critically Endangered Ecological Community (CEEC) listed under the NSW Biodiversity Management Act 2016 and the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The 4.166 hectares is a refuge for endangered native plants and animals (including Synemon plana, Golden sun moth, and Polytelis swainsonii, Superb parrot), and a wildlife corridor connecting with similar habitat areas. Murrumbateman Landcare Group is licensed and funded for protecting and enhancing this reserve: Australian Government’s Communities Environment Program and NSW Government Crown Reserves Improvement Fund. Yass Valley Council supports the work of Murrumbateman Landcare Group to preserve this habitat. Location: Corner of West and Hercules Streets Murrumbateman 2582.