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Natural Treasures

1. Mangalore Nature Conservation Reserve

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Mangalore Nature Conservation Reserve is a rich place for native plants and wildlife. It lies on a gravel rise deposited by ancient mountain rivers. The gravels were mined from 1872 for ballast for the new north-east Railway. The unusual gravel soils and the rises and swales left by mining provide a mosaic of different habitats for mallee-like trees and many orchids, lilies and tiny ground cover plants. Birds from the mountains meet birds from the plains in this remarkable Reserve. The Reserve, of 55 hectares, is at the end of Mangalore Road, or along a walking track from Taungurung Country Rest Stop on the eastern side of the Goulburn Valley Highway.

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09a1 Brochure map - Mangalore Nature Con
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