What is the purpose of the Remnant Native Vegetetaion Plan 2018 to 2023?

    This Remnant Native Vegetation Plan outlines the City of Marion’s priorities and actions for managing remnant native vegetation as we move 2023. It focuses on the key principle of protecting and actively managing sites with high value remnant native vegetation. It also considers revegetation that contributes to managing remnant sites, buffers remnant vegetation and that can create linkages across the landscape for native vegetation and native fauna.  The remnant Native vegetation Plan is a key component of our three-year business plan and contributes to the community visions of valuing nature.

    What is biodiversity?

    Biodiversity is the variety of life in all its forms. Biodiversity in the City of Marion consists of our street trees, parks, reserves and backyards but most commonly biodiversity refers to our areas that remain as local indigenous vegetation.

    What is remnant native vegetation?

    Remnant native vegetation comprises native plants that are indigenous to the City of Marion, including trees, shrubs, herbs and grasses. Remnant native vegetation is the biodiversity that is indigenous to the city of Marion.  The majority of our remnant vegetation occurs in our coastal suburbs and along watercourses