Animal & Plant Identification
Residents are often interested in identifying animals (eg. spiders) and plants. Check the Animal & Plant Identification page for more information.
If you have any further questions please contact Whyalla Council on 8640 3444.
Do you have an object you’d like to know more about? Did you find an animal you’ve never seen before? SA Museums may be able to help.
Mount Laura Conservation Reserve
Mt Laura Conservation Reserve is an area set aside for the long term preservation of Whyalla's flora and fauna. This set a side area is a trade-off for the development of Whyalla's new Industrial Park which is immediately next door to the reserve.
Conditional consent was granted by the Native Vegetation Council on 21st August 2007 to adopt the concept of using the 1800ha Mt Laura Conservation Reserve as a credit bank to offset clearance identified in the clearance proposal presented to the Native Vegetation Council (Berri - 2 August 2007).
Please see Mount Laura Reserve Native Vegetation Plan 2009/2010 for more details.
Please see Mount Laura Conservation Reserve Works 2009/2010 for more details.
Roadside Vegetation Management Plan
The purpose of this Roadside Vegetation Management Plan is to provide a basis for Council and the community more generally to manage native vegetation on roadsides within the Council's district.
The purpose of this Roadside Vegetation Management Plan is to provide a basis for Council and the community more generally to manage native vegetation on roadsides within the Council's district. For more information please call Sam Bourne on 8640 3444.