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Kooragang City Farm

 

       farming in harmony with wetlands

Kooragang City Farm was initiated in 1995 to investigate and demonstrate agricultural activities that protect and enhance natural ecosystems, especially coastal wetlands. It is an integral part of the Kooragang Wetland Rehabilitation Project.

City Farm is situated on Ash Island in the Hunter River estuary and helps manage 150 hectares which includes wetlands, protected riverbanks, wildlife corridors, gardens, an orchard and 90 hectares of managed pasture.

Kooragang City Farm follows a holistic approach to farm management which includes financial, environmental, and social goals in the decision-making process. City Farm aims to increase agricultural production whilst conserving the function of the natural ecosystem.

 

Features of Kooragang City farm include:

planned cattle grazing
retaining and expanding native vegetation, including wetlands
farm forestry
community gardens
bush food garden
cycleways and picnic facilities

history of the City Farm site
monitoring and research
City Farm achievements
get involved at the farm

brochure of Kooragang City Farm

map of Kooragang City Farm

 
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