Biodiversity is the variety of all life, the different plants, animals and microorganisms, their genes, and their terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems.

Bellingen Council takes an active role in protecting and enhancing biodiversity through a number of programs to promote healthy native vegetation and provide wildlife habitat.

Biodiversity Strategy

Councils Biodiversity Strategy takes a comprehensive approach to biodiversity conservation in the Shire and highlights key features of Bellingen’s current biodiversity attributes, threats, and actions to maintain and improve biodiversity. 

Biodiversity Strategy(PDF, 22MB)

Biodiversity Strategy Highlights(PDF, 21MB)