Estuaries are one of the most important natural assets in Eurobodalla and support many diverse ecosystems including mangroves, salt marshes, sea grasses, and sandy shoals. Our estuaries are highly productive places and provide spawning and nursery areas for fish and breeding and foraging areas for birds.
Eurobodalla Council has a responsibility to our community to preserve the coast for its natural beauty and the contribution it makes to our economy and lifestyle, and ensuring settlements are resilient to natural coastal hazards. Our coastal projects focus on:
- Flood management
- Eurobodalla Coastal Management Program
- Tuross and Coila Lakes Estuary Management Program
- Sea level rise
Join the Coast and Environment Management Advisory Committee
There are currently vacancies on the Coast and Environment Management Advisory Committee, which is made up of community members who give feedback to Council about coastal, estuary and flood management.
Flying-foxes have camped in the Eurobodalla region throughout history. In early 2016 unprecedented numbers established camps in Batemans Bay and Council implemented additional management activities to minimise their impacts on the community.
Threatened species and endangered ecological communities
Eurobodalla Council has applied traditional Indigenous knowledge to implement annual fire management on three Themeda Headlands located in the Dalmeny and Kianga area.
Introduced plants and animals
- invasive species, and introduced pests, Council's rabbit control and Indian Myna programs
- identifying and controlling weeds.