Mitchell's Rainforest Snail Thersites mitchellae Recovery Plan

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, July 2001
ISBN 0 731 6298 5

10.0 Recovery objectives

The overall objective of this recovery plan is to promote the recovery of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail in the wild. Specific objectives for the first five years of this recovery plan are listed below.

  • Objective 1: to assist identification of potential habitat for Mitchell's Rainforest Snail.
  • Objective 2: to assist identification of additional populations of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail.
  • Objective 3: to maximise the protection of the population of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail on Stotts Island.
  • Objective 4: to improve the protection and management of other populations of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail and remaining areas of habitat.
  • Objective 5: to encourage community participation in the recovery of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail.

11.0 Recovery performance criteria

Recovery performance criteria are listed below.
  • Criterion 1: areas of potential habitat for Mitchell's Rainforest Snail are identified.
  • Criterion 2: the identification of additional populations of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail through scientific survey and community awareness is supported.
  • Criterion 3: the population of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail in Stotts Island Nature Reserve is conserved and maintained as a viable population.
  • Criterion 4: the protection and management of other populations are improved.
  • Criterion 5: community awareness of the status of Mitchell's Rainforest Snail, and community participation in its recovery, are increased.