From an article by Kim Honan, ABC North Coast The Big Scrub was once the largest expanse of subtropical rainforest...
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Restoring the Big Scrub
to the Big Scrub
The Big Scrub, our local rainforest, covered 75,000ha prior to European settlement. It was the largest expanse of lowland subtropical rainforest in Australia. It is directly descended from the great Gondwana rainforest that covered Australia 40 million years ago. It is unique. It is internationally significant. It is a very important part of Australia’s rich biodiversity heritage. Tragically European settlers cleared almost 99% of this magnificent rainforest and by 1900 all that remained was less than 1% as scattered remnants across the landscape.
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News & Events
Contributed by Darren Bailey, Committee Member, Big Scrub Landcare. Over the past 20 years Big Scrub Landcare have funded and overseen...
Contributed by Georgina Jones, Secretary, Big Scrub Landcare On Friday Dec 1st 2017 the Wilsons River Catchment Schools Education and Restoration...