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- 22.5 hectares
A dedicated wildlife sanctuary


Lance Jurd is the owner of Maganda Peppermint Forest, a property purchased for conservation purposes and located in Taralga, approximately 50km North of Goulburn.  

A conservation agreement with the NSW State Government is currently pending. Lance's residential property in Riverstone, North-West of Sydney, is home to a key population of green and golden bell frogs (Litoria aurea) due to a highly successful breeding program for the species which Lance runs.

The sanctuary covers approximately 22.5 hectares of natural bush, the majority of which is open forest dominated by narrow-leaved peppermint (Eucalyptus radiata). A wide variety of rare and threatened native Australian wildlife is known to be present on the property, including gang-gang cockatoos (Callocephalon fimbriatum), agile antechinus (Antechinus agilis), squirrel gliders (Petaurus norfolcensis), alpine tree frogs (Litoria verreauxii), scarlet robins (Petroica boodang) and various microbats.

Property Name Maganda Peppermint Forest
Property Size 22.5 hectares
Property Features
Owners Lance Jurd
Member Since 2010