Conservation reserves


Hobsons Bay Conservation Map

Children, adults, students, nature lovers, environmentalists and anyone in between will love exploring Hobson Bay's reserves and parks with our new conservation map which points out features of significant biodiversity and natural heritage.

The map highlights where the elusive Altona Skipper Butterfly is found, the critically endangered Swift Parrot, bird hides to enhance bird watching, significant trees such as the Moreton Bay Fig, Sheoaks and many more. The Conservation Map utilises the Google Maps platform and can be viewed on mobile phones.  Check out the map here.  If you are having trouble accessing the map, please log out of your google account or press and hold the link to open in a new tab (if on a mobile device). If accessing the map on a mobile phone or tablet, tap the 'Hobsons Bay Conservation Map" banner at the bottom to bring up a list view of significant biodiversity locations and information on our trail network.

Go bird watching

The Birds of Hobsons Bay's Coastline brochure aims to help you identify Hobsons Bay’s resident and migratory shorebirds, along with some of our more familiar coastline birds and seabirds. Use the booklet to discover birds in wetlands across Hobsons Bay, and help their conservation through monitoring by entering your bird count data entering your bird count data online.

'Birds of Hobsons Bay's Coastline' pocket-sized field guide(PDF, 3MB)