Department of Parks adn Wildlife
Honey possum on banskia - Photo © Parks and Wildlife

Plants and animals need food, water, shelter, oxygen, light and other resources to survive and reproduce.

These resources provide the basic elements of habitats. They sustain and help protect life from 'bad' weather, predators, disease and other threats.

To conserve our native plants and animals, it is essential we:


Revegetation is an important tool for nature conservation, including:

In agricultural areas, revegetation can also be used to protect and create other land uses. For example, farmers may use revegetation to:

The innovative use of local native plants helps conserve existing biodiversity values but can also create production opportunities that would otherwise be overlooked.

Tools and tips for revegetation

Case studies