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Oct 212012
 

Moist-Eucalypt-Forest---Main-Arm-(Byron-Shire)

Values
  • Eucalypt Forests
  • These Eucalypt forests have recognised world heritage values
  • Likely habitat for numerous threatened fauna species including the Glossy Black Cockatoo
  • 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 Mt Jerusalem National Park, 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 21, 2012  Case Studies, Locations