Help Us Save Lot 27

It’s Our Nature To Protect

Rescuing Lot 27 Will increase essential wildlife habitat and connect protected rainforest to the Daintree National Park / World Heritage Area. It extends the Rainforest Rescue Cape Kimberley Wildlife Corridor, the heart of this growing refuge.

It’s Our Nature To Protect

Rare and endangered species like the Southern Cassowary and the Spectacled Flying-fox are found here, amidst ancient and primitive flowering plants. Buying this property extends priceless habitat, providing safe haven and nourishment while significantly building on existing Rainforest Rescue protected areas. This rescue is of vital importance and will prevent rainforest destruction. It’s essential that we protect this land for Nature.

Conservation work in the Daintree supports this ancient forest ecosystem that has been evolving longer than any other in the world – by tens of millions of years – and is Australia’s largest and most biodiverse. With the help of Rainforest Rescuers – people like you – we’ve rescued 2 priceless rainforest properties in 2019, significantly protecting pristine habitat for Nature and achieving a strong win for biodiversity. In addition to Lot 15 Thornton Peak Drive, our 33rd and most recent rescue in the Daintree, Lot 30 Cape Tribulation Rd was successfully rescued because of people like you who recognise the power and importance of conservation.

We are successful together.

The Next Rescue
Lot 27 Cape Tribulation Rd, like Lot 30, borders the National Park and is adjacent to the Cape Kimberley Wildlife Corridor – we know this area well. Because of the connectivity to the National Park and World Heritage Area, and with a lack of protection on several of the properties still outside of the refuge, this property is high priority for rescue and protection. We have it on good authority that Lot 27 will likely qualify for inclusion into this protected corridor and is a real win for Nature and for everyone who stands for conservation.

With your help, we will protect this rainforest property forever.

The Southern Cassowary is endangered - and in danger.This dense, intact rainforest conjures up images of an ancient world, before subdivisions and development became a threat to Nature and our common future. Thick leaf litter, rich and humid air carrying the scent of flowers and mulch, the sounds of Wompoo pigeons calling to their mates and parrots screeching captivate the senses. Massive trees, twisting vines, a diversity of fungus, insects and beautiful butterflies – massive, vivid blue Ulysses butterflies – and more, inspire us to protect this haven for Nature. Cassowary droppings  show this is a regular path on their foraging journeys through this habitat shared with other endangered and threatened species, like the Musky Rat-Kangaroo and the Spectacled Fruit Bat. Its location, dynamic structure and biodiversity make it an ideal candidate for nature refuge status and Wildlife Corridor inclusion. It scores very high on our ecological assessment and needs your help to protect it.

The endangered Spectacled Flying-fox relies on the Daintree for its habitat and its survival.

The endangered Spectacled Flying-fox relies on the Daintree for survival.

This property is most definitely at risk of development and is currently on the open market with a big FOR SALE sign on it.

The real heroes behind these stories of successful conservation outcomes are our supporters – you and others like you who you know that this strategy works. Your contributions directly rescue and protect Nature in Australia’s largest, most biodiverse rainforest.

Your generous gift makes a real and important difference that benefits threatened habitat, water catchment and wildlife.

This property is our next step on this journey of conservation and protection. We will keep rescuing rainforest, block by block, and protect it forever, but only with your help.

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Heroes like you are Protecting Rainforests Forever

Of the 34 properties rescued through Rainforest Rescue Australia-wide – 33 in the Daintree – 22 are further protected with Nature Refuge status – protected forever. Two properties are in this process and two others have been gifted to the National Park. and we’re working with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to protect the remaining 8 forever. 5 Wildlife Corridors have been established to ensure greater connectivity and protection. Protected rainforest is increasing.
This is how WE are Protecting Rainforests Forever.

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