Urban Bushland Areas

Properties located in Urban Bushland Areas 

Ryde is home to six vegetation communities – three of which are on the brink of extinction. By selecting the right trees, shrubs and ground covers indigenous to your area, you will be helping to preserve and regenerate this rare and valuable ecological community. 

The vegetation communities found within the City of Ryde are:

If you live in an urban bushland area, or are unsure if you do:

  • Contact Council's Customer Service on 9952 8222. They will identify in which bushland community your property is located.
  • Check the relevant native vegetation information page - the links above include information about the vegetation types and lists of recommended species.
  • Refer to the Before you Choose a Tree page to help you pinpoint the type of tree that will best suit your property and your needs.