This site is a thin strip of land up to 10m wide that runs along the eastern side of the rail corridor between Nelson and Little streets in Dulwich Hill.
It was partially planted and maintained by a neighbour and a couple of volunteers for 20 years before being accepted as an official bushcare site by Transport NSW. About a third of the site is yet to be weeded, mulched and planted.
Some non-indigenous native trees were originally planted and some still survive. The older section of the site has had a number of mature wattles die and this area needs replanting. Some of the site is densely planted with shrubs up to 3m tall, which provides good habitat, and a young bandicoot was seen adjacent to this area in July 2012. The site has always been used by Superb Fairy-wrens and has been home to the native Nomia bees.
Access will be via a gate from Little St when Transport NSW fences the site
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