Land for Wildlife is a voluntary program for rural landowners who wish to provide some habitat for wildlife regardless of whether the property is used for agriculture, commercial or lifestyle purposes. It is confidential and free to join.
The South West Slopes region covers the area from Dubbo in the north to Albury in the south, Griffith and Condobolin to the west and Tumut and Molong in the east. It includes the towns of Cowra, Forbes, Mudgee, Parkes, Wellington, West Wyalong and Young.
In the SW Slopes bioregion , Land for Wildlife will be working with the partners to:
To learn more about the SWS LFW program download South West Slopes Brochure(PDF 155Kb)
If your property is in a western flowing catchment please fill in the Expression of Interest form(PDF 182Kb)
To find out more download the Commonly Asked Questions(PDF 95Kb)
Land for Wildlife SW Slopes Partners include:
Councils: Coolamon, Cootamundra, Cowra, Condobolin, Dubbo, Gundagai, Termora, Wagga Wagga and Young.
Land for Wildlife forms and brochures are available in these council foyers.
Organisations: CTC Condobolin, Vanguard Business Services, Cowra Guardian,
Reference book, “Ocean Shores to Desert Dunes” by David Keith (DECCW) major woodland vegetation communities in SW Slopes include: Southern Tablelands Grassy Woodlands (page 92/93), Western Slopes Grassy Woodlands (page 96/97), Floodplain Transition Woodlands (page 98/99), Upper Riverina Dry Sclerophyll Forests (page 138/9), Southern Tablelands Dry Sclerophyll Forests (page 164/5) and Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests (page 166/7)