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Please review our 5 page brochure, produced by the Taroona Community Association, and be bushfire ready in 2022.

Environment

New!   Birds of Taroona:

Photographs by Mick Brown and paper by Mick Brown and Peter Vaughan

 

Dracophylla's Botanical and wildlife Photography

 

Taroona Environment Network pages:

Flora and Fauna   

Native Plants

Threatened Species

Worst Weeds around Taroona

 

Marine Biology

It is said that the word Taroona is the local Aboriginal word for the chiton, a marine mollusc found on rocks in the inter-tidal and shallow sub-tidal regions of our beaches.

Local ecology articles from local Simon Grove:

*Nature through the looking glass

*Jimbles in the Derwent

Ocean Planet has made a short film about Tasmania's unique marine life. This film features parts of the Derwent estuary at Taroona.