2010 Roadside Marker Field Guides and Marker Post Stickers Kit


These products are used to demarcate significant roadside environments in the field (stickers) and provide practical advice (Field Guides) to operational staff on best practice management approaches at these locations. Issues addressed by the stickers and field guides include:

  • Threatened vegetation communities
  • Threatened plants
  • Orchids
  • Significant weeds
  • Wetlands
  • Threatened fauna habitat
  • Significant fauna habitat
  • Koala black spots
  • Water Crossings
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A total of 9 codes and associated field guides addressing a suite of ecological values and management issues have been developed. These include:

Each field guide describes General Management Principles for 6 primary roadside management activities:

  • Slashing/Mowing
  • Clearing and Construction works
  • Grading
  • Cleaning of Table Drains
  • Weed Control
  • Stockpiling and Vehicle Parking

To date implementation of the marker scheme has included:

  • Singleton, Muswellbrook, Gloucester, Wyong and Upper Hunter Shire Councils have installed over 700 roadside markers at locations containing endangered ecological communities, creek crossings, threatened species and orchids.
  • Dungog, Greater Taree and Great Lakes Council have installed over 100 markers at priority creek crossings
  • Port Stephens, Maitland and Gosford Councils have installed over 60 markers at roadside sites containing remnants of the Endangered Ecological Communities Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Forest and Hunter Lowland Redgum Woodland communities.
  • Gosford Council have installed over 60 markers (and are continuing to install more) at locations containing threatened orchid species


Sticker guideline


Date: 2010