Completed Projects

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 167 Purchase and Protection

This property is covered by lowland tropical rainforest classified as Regional Ecosystem 7.3.20a "Open forest (or vine forest with these emergents) on alluvial fans at the base of ranges". We identified Lot 167 Buchanan Creek Road at Cow Bay as a priority property for purchase and protection due to the high level of risk from development.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 85 Purchase and Protection

The vegetation on Lot 85 Cape Tribulation road is well developed lowland rainforest occurring on poorly drained alluvial soil dominated by Fan Palms (Licuala ramsayi) with much surface water. In areas with slightly better drainage a more complex forest assemblage with tall buttressed trees, many vines and more understorey species is found.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 157 Purchase and Protection

The rainforest vegetation found on Lot 157 is the grandest and most archaic of all rainforests in Australia, possessing many primitive flowering plants. The high diversity of 270 plant species and the presence of 12 plant species listed under conservation legislation highlights the refugial endemism of this particular rainforest on Lot 157.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 155 Purchase and Protection

Lot 155 Cape Tribulation Road is 8.835 hectares in size it provides vital habitat for the Endangered Southern Cassowary. Ecologist Kristopher Kupsch surveyed the plants on Lot 155 in February 2020. He identified 240 plants including seven species of conservation importance that are listed on the Nature Conservation Act 1992.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 330 Purchase and Protection

Lot 330 Cape Tribulation Road in the Daintree Rainforest is 1 ha in size and is completely covered by tropical rainforest. Buying and protecting this property will be a fantastic outcome for conservation. It connects to the Daintree National Park and is vital habitat for the Endangered Cassowary.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 390 Purchase and Protection

Lot 390 Maple Road, Cow Bay is 1 ha in size and is completely covered by tropical rainforest. Buying and protecting this property will be a fantastic outcome for conservation. It connects to the Daintree National Park and is vital habitat for the Endangered Cassowary.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 3 Purchase & Protection

A pledged gift completed fundraising for this project in November 2019.

The rainforest and other ecosystems of Lot 3 Thornton Peak Drive in Forest Creek hosts more than 230 species of plants, including six threatened species. Purchasing this property is a conservation priority.

COMPLETED

Bringing Back Byron Shire's Rainforest Birds

Some of Australia’s most beautiful rainforest birds are threatened with extinction due to the loss of their rainforest habitat. In the Byron Shire of Northern NSW, 99% of the Lowland Subtropical Rainforest has been cleared and urgent action is required to restore the rainforest for Threatened species.

COMPLETED

Daintree Buyback Lot 107 Purchase and Protection

Lot 107 Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay is 1 ha in size and is completely covered by tropical rainforest. Buying and protecting this property will be a fantastic outcome for conservation. It connects to the Daintree National Park in multiple directions and is vital habitat for the Endangered Cassowary.

Completed

DAINTREE ROAD CLOSURES

A significant milestone in the long struggle to save the Daintree Rainforest is now within reach as we have the opportunity to begin closing and revegetating some of the roads. We need your help to see this outcome achieved.