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South-East Queensland Rainforest Recovery News was published in 1997-1999 to provide updates on the initiation of one of Australia’s first multi-species recovery planning projects, the South-East Queensland Rainforest Recovery Project (which evolved from the earlier South-East Queensland Vineforests Project).
Teddington Weir, located near the Queensland city of Maryborough, was selected as a demonstration site for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South-East Queensland Vineforests Project. As a public recreation area, Teddington Weir represented an outstanding location for educating the public about dry rainforest conservation issues and the Vineforests Project. The Weir supplies Maryborough’s water supply, and is a popular recreation area for the residents of Maryborough and surrounding districts. Read the rest of this entry »
In 1991, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) funded a study of 232 vineforest sites in the South-East Queensland Bioregion, in association with the Queensland Herbarium. The study culminated in the publication of The Vineforest Plant Atlas for South-East Queensland, and identified 63 vineforest stands of high conservation value and 122 regionally threatened flora species.
The WWF South-East Queensland Vineforests Project was developed to use the results of the 1991 study to promote the conservation and management of the Vineforest Atlas high conservation value sites, and I carried out the project in 1996-1997. Read the rest of this entry »
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