Buy Back and Rescue – Protect Rainforests Forever
Rescuing pristine rainforest through buying back privately owned blocks for Nature increases essential wildlife habitat and connectivity, protecting it forever from development.
It’s Our Nature To Protect
Rare and endangered species like the Southern Cassowary, the Spectacled Flying-fox, Bennett’s Tree Kangaroo and many others are found here, amidst ancient and primitive flowering plants. Buying back rainforest that was excluded from the Upper Daintree National Park and World Heritage Area extends priceless habitat, providing safe haven and nourishment while significantly building on existing Rainforest Rescue protected areas. These rescues are of vital importance and 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 35 Daintree Rainforest properties, significantly protecting pristine habitat for Nature and achieving a strong win for biodiversity.
We are successful together.
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 was high priority for rescue and protection. We also have it on good authority that Lot 27 will likely qualify for inclusion into the protected Cape Kimberley Wildlife Corridor and is a real win for Nature and for everyone who stands for conservation.
With your help, we will protect these rainforest properties forever.
The dense, intact rainforest of the unprotected Lowland Daintree 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 are a regular indication of their foraging journeys through this habitat, one shared with many other endangered and threatened species, like the Musky Rat-Kangaroo.
Properties in this area are most definitely at risk of development, with no protection and development intention part of the deeds of ownership.
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.
We have rescued 35 Daintree Rainforest properties that increase habitat and protect biodiversity for future generations.
We will keep rescuing rainforest, block by block, and protect it forever, but only with your help.
Heroes like you are Protecting Rainforests Forever
Of the 35 properties rescued through Rainforest Rescue Australia-wide – 34 in the Daintree – 22 are further protected with Nature Refuge status – protected forever. Three properties are in this process and one other has been gifted to the National Park. We’re working with the Department of Environment and Science to protect the remaining properties 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, together.
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