Sewells Road Roadside Grassland, Conservation Area 12

Supporting substantial numbers of Spiny Rice-flower, this Roadside narrowly avoided devastation by fencing contractors on an adjacent development. Luckily, a passing council officer saw works beginning and saved the day. A lesson in the value of vigilance, signage,...

Ravenhall North Grassland, Conservation Area 5

Yet to be publicly acquired. High-quality grassland supporting one of Victoria’s largest known populations of Large-fruit Groundsel, as well as Spiny Rice-flower and Striped Legless Lizard, Arching Flax-lily and Austral Trefoil.

O’Herns Road, Conservation Area 33

Yet to be publicly acquired. Intended to protect Grassy Eucalypt Woodland, grassland, Matted Flax-lily and Golden Sun Moth and other rare species. Some good understorey, but significant weed load too.

Mount Ridley West, Conservation Area 26

Partially acquired, intended to protect Grassy Eucalypt Woodland, grassland, Matted Flax-lily and Golden Sun Moth. Along the important Malcolm Creek biodiversity corridor, dense regrowth of young River Red Gums is threatening grassland values.