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Oct 232012

Wet Sclerophyll Forest - Byrrill Creek

  • Old growth Eucalypt Forests mixed with Subtropical Rainforest
  • These communities have recognised world heritage values with the rainforest being listed as an Endangered Ecological Community
  • Likely habitat for numerous threatened fauna species including the Yellow-bellied Glider
  • Likely habitat for numerous threatened flora species including several¬†endangered¬†rainforest trees, vines and herbs
Threats without e-zone protection

Although this forested area adjoins National Parks, private native forestry is expanding in the area. The removal of e-zones could leave this forested area vulnerable to clearing for the following development:

  • Forestry operations
  • Quarrying for sand, soil, gravel and rock
 October 23, 2012  Case Studies, Locations