Botany Bay National Park
Botany Bay National Park(La Perouse) is part of the Metropolitan North East Region. It is 147ha in area. Details on the principles which underpin the management of the Park are contained in the Botany Bay National Park Plan of Management This plan was ratified in 2002.
The Draft La Perouse Headland Conservation Plan of Management underpins interpretation of Bare Island and the inner Loop(Laperouse Museum, Cable Station, Monuments, Watchtower). This is a summary of Submissions to NPWS PLAN October 2009 Work on the Plan commenced in 2007 but as yet it has not been finalised. But a Draft Interpretation Plan is on exhibition. Comments on Interpretation Plan at these links: Link 1, Link 2
Table 2.3 Threatened Fauna Species in Botany Bay (La Perouse Precinct) listed in 2004 Fire Plan
|Scientific Name||Common Name||LegalStatus||Location|
|Chelonia mydas||Green Turtle||Vulnerable||Little Congwong Beach|
|Crinia tinnula||Wallum Froglet||Vulnerable||Henry Hill & adjacent wetland|
|Haematopus fuliginosus||Sooty Oystercatcher||Vulnerable||Henry Head|
|Litoria aurea||Green & Golden Bell Frog||Endangered||La Perouse|
|Miniopterus shreibersii oceanensis||Common Bent Wing Bat||Vulnerable||Henry Head|
|Neochmia ruficauda||Star Finch||Endangered||Henry Head|
The Fire Plan for the Park is at this link. In one fire 60ha were burnt. The link to the 2010/2011 Fire Manual, published Oct 2010.