Canberra's Most Wanted

Periodically, the ACT Conservation, Planning and Research unit post species that are of particular conservation importance to this page.

Gain recognition by contributing directly to current government efforts by reporting sightings from the target species list below.

Further information on weeds

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The following members have contributed confirmed sightings of currently targeted species:

Confirmed sightings

The following confirmed sightings have been received:

Erica lusitanica at Farrer Ridge - 6 Apr 2015
Isachne globosa at Pine Island to Point Hut - 31 Mar 2015
Cenchrus setaceus at Banks, ACT - 21 Jan 2010
Oenothera lindheimeri at Point Hut Pond - 11 Apr 2015
Salvinia molesta at Moruya, NSW - 30 Dec 1991
Hyparrhenia hirta at Holbrook, NSW - 15 Nov 2010
Oenothera lindheimeri at Stranger Pond - 15 Apr 2015
Oenothera lindheimeri at Isabella Lake - 16 Apr 2015
Oenothera lindheimeri at Lake Tuggeranong - 22 Apr 2015
Diplodium truncatum at ANBG - 3 Apr 2002
Ammobium alatum at Majura, ACT - 4 Dec 2015
Varanus rosenbergi at Undefined, ACT - 23 Feb 2016
Varanus rosenbergi at Clear Range, NSW - 19 Feb 2013
Varanus rosenbergi at Banks, ACT - 20 Oct 2015
Varanus rosenbergi at Bywong, NSW - 12 Mar 2016
Varanus rosenbergi at Bywong, NSW - 15 Dec 2015
Varanus rosenbergi at Namadgi National Park - 7 Nov 2016
Other projects: Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness | Koala Count 2015 | Macedon Ranges Koala Project

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