DEC (2004) The Native Vegetation and Threatened Species of the City of Wagga Wagga. Floristic sampling of 172 survey sites, combined with data from the Southern CRA Forest Ecosystem Classification and Mapping Project (30 sites) and data from shires to the north-east of Wagga Wagga (Junee, Cootamundra, Gundagai, Harden and Young). A classification analysis was conducted using the combined datasets. Based on this analysis and additional field traverses, eighteen vegetation communities were identified. Vegetation communities were mapped according to a stratification of lithology, rainfall and temperature. Maps were checked against landsat images and ground truthing.