National recovery plan for the Downy Wattle (Acacia pubescens)
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Environment Australia, February 2003
ISBN 0 7313 6504 6
- Executive Summary
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Legislative Context
- 3. Conservation Status
- 4. Description
- 5. Distribution
- 6. Habitat
- 7. Biology and Ecology
- 8. Previous Management Actions
- 9. Management Issues
- 10. Overall Recovery Aim and Recovery Strategy
- 11. Reservation/Protection Status
- 12. Threat and Habitat Management
- 13. Research
- 14. Community Education, Awareness and Involvement
- 15. Re-assess Conservation Status
- 16. Implementation and Costs
- 17. Preparation Details
- 18. Contacts
The NPWS wishes to acknowledge the following individuals and organisations for their contributions to the development of this recovery plan:
The plan was prepared with assistance of a Recovery Team, consisting of Sarah Burke (NPWS), Teresa James (formerly Royal Botanic Gardens), Edgar Freimanis (Ecohort Environmental Consultants), George Curtis (Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils), Adrian Johnstone (NPWS), Peter Semple (Railway Services Authority), Paul Kravchenko (Nature Conservation Council), Matt Gray (DLWC) and Matt Hodgkis (Sydney Water).
The following people provided information on the species: Phillip Kodela (RBG), Marina Petersen, (Department of Defence), David Thomas, Steve Douglas, Robert Miller, Peter Smith, Anne Clements and Rosalind Moore (environmental consultants), Martin Smith, Col Davidson and Adrian Johnstone (NPWS), Julian Clutterbuck and Colin Ford (Sydney Water), Debbie Little, Peter Cuneo, Dan Bishop and Graeme Errington (Mount Annan Botanic Garden), Richard Davies and David Watson (Greening Australia), Gavin Moran (CSIRO) and Denise Black.
Marina Petersen (Department of Defence), Col Davidson, Adrian Johnstone, Les Mitchell and Gerry Saals, (NPWS) Julian Clutterbuck and Colin Ford (Sydney Water) assisted with field work.
Maria Matthes, Ray Giddins, Tony Auld and Robert Humphries (NPWS), Steve Douglas, Anne Clements and Ros Moore (environmental consultants) provided comments on draft versions of the plan.