The Gippsland Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Associated Native Grassland is a nationally-listed critically endangered ecological community. This project focuses on the Red Gum Grassy Woodlands in the Briagolong/Stratford areas. This area has been identified as having 40% of the remaining Red Gum Grassy Woodlands remnants for out entire region. This project is funded by the Australian Government from 2013-2018. The Red Gum Grassy Woodlands are important because of their unique biodiversity and they have a distinctive place within the Australian landscape.