The swamp oak forest is one type of vegetation. The forest is usually found on the edge of wetlands or lagoons where there is grey-black sandy loams and slightly salty groundwater. Swamps oaks, cheese tree and paperbarks are just some of the tree species that thrive in this environment.
Photo: Swamp Oak Forest
- Weed invasion
- Overgrazing, trampling and soil disturbances by livestock
- Vegetation clearing
- Urban and agricultural runoff
What is Council doing?
Council is developing a draft management plan for Casuarinas (swamp oaks) around the Tuggerah Lakes foreshores to help balance biodiversity and public safety. See what else Council has been up to here.