Provides home to wildlife
– These sites attract and provide native animals with places to live. Native birds, reptiles, spiders, insects and animal species live, breed and forage for food in places with native vegetation.
– The roots of native plants can decrease the effects of erosion.
– Leaf litter from trees and plants provides nutrients for soil and brings about new life.
Offers a sense of community
– These places provide areas for people to connect with the native Australian landscape and with each other. The flowers, waterways and wildlife are uniquely beautiful in this part of the world and can be enjoyed by everyone.