Conservation

Managing such a vast national park is a challenging business. We work hard to keep Booderee healthy - controlling weeds and feral animals, monitoring endangered species and constantly seeking the best information through monitoring and research partnerships. You can help us keep Booderee in good shape.

  • Endangered species

    The tiny eastern bristlebird is endangered throughout Australia but Booderee has a healthy population. This is largely thanks to our intensive fox control program. Look out for them in the coastal heath areas near the lighthouse, and please drive carefully - they often run across the roads.

  • Help prevent the spread of myrtle rust

    Myrtle rust is an exotic fungal disease that affects plants in the Myrtaceae family. This family includes a wide range of native plants, such as eucalypts, bottle brush and tea trees.

    • Myrtle rust spores are easily spread by wind and through human and animal contact. When visiting Booderee there are a few precautions you can take - clean your shoes after entering or exiting the park, wash your clothes, hat and backpack before visiting other natural areas and leave your vehicle in a designated car park.


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  • Let's keep Booderee wild

    Don't feed the animals - it can harm their digestion and make them reliant on humans for food.
    Secure rubbish and food scraps in the nearest bin, and keep your food stores safe in your car or an esky.