You are invited to provide comment on proposed changes to the conservation status of species listed in Threatened Species Schedules 7, 8 and 9 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.
The proposed changes to the Threatened Species Schedules include 65 changes in status including:
Amendments are also proposed for changes to the names of 79 plant and 138 animal species and/or the families they are classified within to reflect updates the taxonomy and/or nomenclature since the last update of the Schedules.
More information can be found on the Department’s website here and a full list of the updates is included in the attached consultation document. Your responses will help to update the conservation status listing of threatened plants and animals in South Australia and ensure that conservation efforts are appropriately directed. Suggestions for priority assessments of species not listed here will also be considered for inclusion in the ongoing assessments work plan.
Comments relating to the eligibility of these species for the recommended status classifications and criteria, together with additional information relevant to the assessments, should be sent to:
Comments will be accepted until 16 August 2019.
Conservation and Threatened Species Unit
Conservation and Wildlife Branch | National Parks and Wildlife
Department for Environment and Water