Housing pressure around NSW south coast wetlands threatens habitat for migrating shorebirds

Shorebirds are fighting for their lives in Australia, as the nation's wetlands and coastal estuaries continue to be swallowed by development. ...

Lake Wollumboola on the south coast of NSW is home to more than 100 migratory and native bird species and is considered an internationally significant site.

It too, is in an area slated for development with a rezoning proposal and a possible 600 homes.

Residents have formed a protection association for the lake and are pushing for it to be classified as a Ramsar site, an international classification recognising the importance of particular wetlands.

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