Roadside Vegetation Management Plan

In April 2018, Bathurst Regional Council adopted a Roadside Vegetation Management Plan. The plan covers all non-urban roadsides in the Bathurst Regional Local Government Area and was prepared by NGH Environmental. The Roadside Vegetation Management Plan replaces and builds upon the 2007 Roadside Vegetation Management Guidelines and is based upon assessment of the conservation value of all roadside vegetation undertaken by NGH Environmental between 2013 and 2016.

The purpose of the plan is to promote good management of roadside vegetation particularly in relation to environmental values. The plan defines the strategic framework and management principles which will guide actions within the road reserves to achieve good management.

Specifically, the goals of the Roadside Vegetation Management Plan are to:

The reassessment of roadside vegetation and the preparation of the Roadside Vegetation Management Plan fulfil a number of recommended actions of the Bathurst Biodiversity Management Plan (2012) including:

Download the Roadside Vegetation Management Plan and associated Maps.

For more information call Council's Environment Section on 6333 6276.