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Vegetation Communities Location and Size in Ryde

Ryde Biodiversity Plan- Under the Sydney Metro CMA Vegetation Mapping SMCMA (OEH 2013), there are 22 different vegetation communities mapped within Ryde LGA. EcoLogical Australia, Adopted by Council December 2016.

Shale Geology Vegetation

Blue Gum High Forest
Location: Bell Park, Braemar Park, Brush Farm Park, Denistone Park, Dunbar Park, Forrester Park, Jim Walsh Park, Kenneth Park, Lambert Park, Lynn Park, Miriam Park, Outlook Park, Pioneer Park, Portius Park, Symon’s Reserve and Yarramar Reserve.
Size: 53 Hectares

Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest
Location: Aitchandar park, Barton Park ,Booth Reserve, Brush Farm Park, Bundara Reserve, Burrows Park, ELS Hall, Field of Mars Reserve, Forrester Park, Forsyth Park, Greenwood Park, Hubert Hunt Reserve, Marsfield Park, Minga Rerserve, Portius Park, Pryor Park, Stewart Park, Tyrell Park, Wallumatta Nature Reserve and Ryde Park.
Size: 38 Hectares

Coastal Shale-Sandstone Forest
Location: Lane Cove National Park, Boobajool Reserve, Field Of Mars Reserve, Gwandalan Reserve, Myall Reserve, Nundah Reserve, Tasman Park and Waterloo Park.
Size: 32 Hectares

Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforest
Location: Brush Farm Park and Lambert Park
Size: 3 Hectares

Sydney Foreshores Shale Forest
Location:
 Memorial Park, Meadowbank
Size:
 1 Hectare

Sandstone Geology Vegetation

Coastal Enriched Sandstone Dry Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Banool Reserve, Barton Reserve, Boobajool Reserve, Brereton Park, ELS Hall Park, Field Of Mars Reserve, Forsyth Park, Kobada Park, Lucknow Park, Martin Reserve, Moore Park, North Ryde Park Nundah Reserve, Pembroke Park, Pidding Park, Portius Park, Pryor Park, Rafferty Reserve, Somerset Park, Tasman Park, Wilga Park and Yurrah Reserve.
Size: 80 Hectares

Coastal Enriched Sandstone Moist Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Barton Reserve, Burrows Park, Field Of Mars Reserve, Kittys Creek Reserve, Laurel Park, Pembroke Park, Portius Park and Yinnell Reserve
Size: 36 Hectares

Coastal Sandstone Gallery Rainforest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Field Of Mars Reserve, Fielder Park, Forrester Park, Forsyth Park, Kittys Creek Reserve, Lucknow Park, Pembroke Park and Portius Park.
Size: 14 Hectares

Coastal Sandstone Gully Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Alston Park, Banool Reserve, Fielder Park, Forsyth Park, Ivanhoe Reserve, Kittys Creek Reserve, Kobada Park, Lucknow Park, Magdala Park, Pembroke Park, Portius Park, Quebec Reserve, Somerset Park and Yinnell Reserve
Size: 127 Hectares

Coastal Sandstone Foreshores Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Banool Reserve, Bremner Park, Glades Bay Park, Looking Glass Bay Park, Mallee Reserve, Putney Park and Tyagarah Park
Size:  6 Hectares

Hornsby Enriched Sandstone Exposed Woodland
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Christie Park, Fielder Park, Somerset Park and Waterloo Park
Size: 66 Hectares

Saline Wetlands Vegetation

Estuarine Reedland
Location:
Lane Cove National Park and Field of Mars Reserve
Size:
2 Hectares

Estuarine Swamp Oak Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Banool Reserve, Field of Mars and Settlers Park
Size:
7 Hectares

Estuarine Mangrove Forest
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Anderson Park Ryde Wharf Reserve, Bill Mitchell Park, Field Of Mars Reserve, Glades Bay Park, Helene Park, Kissing Point Park, Koonadan Reserve, Korpie Reserve, Looking Glass Bay Park, Magdala Park, Melrose Park, Memorial Park and Settlers Park
Size:
18 Hectares

Estuarine Saltmarsh
Location:
Lane Cove National Park, Field of Mars, Glades Bay Park, Koonadan Reserve, Korpie Reserve, Looking Glass Bay Park, Melrose Park, Settlers Park
Size:
1 Hectare

Appendix F Reserves containing Threatened Ecological Communities

Forty Reserves, listed below, include the presence of approximately 46 ha of Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs); however, not all have resulted in a “Very High” and “High” priority ranking. 

  • Aitchandar Park*
  • Banool Reserve
  • Barton Reserve*
  • Bell Park*
  • Booth Reserve*
  • Braemar Park
  • Brush Farm Park*
  • Bundara Reserve*
  • Burrows Park*
  • Darvall Park*
  • Denistone Park*
  • Dunbar Park*
  • ELS Hall Park*
  • Field Of Mars Reserve*
  • Forrester Park*
  • Forsyth Park*
  • Glades Bay Park*
  • Greenwood Park*
  • Hubert Hunt Reserve
  • Jim Walsh Park
  • Kenneth Park
  • Koonadan Reserve*
  • Korpie Reserve
  • Lambert Park*
  • Looking Glass Bay Park*
  • Lynn Park
  • Marsfield Park*
  • Melrose Park*
  • Minga Reserve
  • Miriam Park
  • Outlook Park*
  • Pioneer Park
  • Portius Park*
  • Pryor Park*
  • Settlers Park
  • Stewart Park
  • Symon's Reserve*
  • Tyrell Park
  • Wallumatta Nature Reserve
  • Yarramar Reserve*
  • Ryde Park 

 

Last updated on 21 November 2017