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Definition: Natural

Natural environments include areas such as bushland, wetlands and coastal habitats as well as forests and national parks. These may or may not be accessible for public use. This category also includes conservation areas set aside to preserve biodiversity and wildlife habitats by way of bush forever sites. Some natural areas can include provision of informal tracks that allow pedestrians or cyclists but, more typically, most natural areas are not spaces that provide for, or encourage, a range of other physical activities to take place.

Park Classification System

Natural POS with walking tracks throughout

Park Classification System

Natural POS surrounded by Park POS

Source Orthoimagery: Western Australian Land Information Authority (Landgate), Aerial orthophotography 2012, Midland, Western Australia.

Examples of Natural areas in POS Tool