Mount Hotham

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Threatened Species

 A total of 87 plants of state significance have been recorded within the resort and one plant of national significance. 

Five plants and four plant communities are listed under the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act including the Mountain Daisy, Silky Snow-daisy, Alpine Bog and Alpine Snowpatch Communities.  Dwarf Sedge (Carex paupera) is listed as vulnerable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

Six rare or threatened indigenous fauna species have been recorded within the Mount Hotham Alpine Resort. These include the Mountain Pygmy Possum, Broad-toothed Rat, Alpine Bog Skink and Alpine Tree Frog.  The Resort is committed to ensuring appropriate measures are implemented and maintained as outlined in action statements, conservation management plans and guidelines for rare or threatened species.