The group is restoring bushland in Dural Park


Natural & Cultural Heritage
  • Soil derived from Hawkesbury Sandstone
  • Vegetation community C: E. gummifera, E. haemastoma, E. oblongaWoodland
  • Dedicated as a reserve from sale for public recreation in 1897, it was only in 1965 that Council was made trustees and in 1984 that two sports fields were developed on the site, the land previously being used by some residents as a rubbish dump. The Bush Fire Brigade has been at the site since 1957 and their area extended over the years and in recent times in 1996

Conservation Status

  • This vegetation community is well conserved

Condition / Impacts

  • There was evidence of some past degradation but bushland restoration by the bushcare volunteers has the area in good condition
  • The bushland areas within Dural Park form a buffer to adjacent properties and roadway and are in very good condition

Overall condition

  • Very good

Main Weeds

  • Minor exotic grasses around edges of the bushland and sportsfield

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