Community and Landholders

 

Information for landholders and community groups

The Wet Tropics Management Authority values the role of landholders and community groups in and around the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and supports their commitment to protecting the values of the World Heritage Area.

We have produced a number of documents to inform landholders and community groups of best practice land management which can be downloaded here.

Landholders and community groups are also able to access a range of other information products such as research publications, newsletters, brochures and posters



 

Repairing the Rainforest

A handy, straightforward guide to creating your own rainforest. The updated edition of the book maintains the essence of the hugely popular first edition published in 1995 by providing a practical guide to rainforest re-establishment whilst also delving into the principles behind the practice. It is uniquely designed for the Wet Tropics region.

The book is also available as a free downloadable online flip book here.


 

 

From the Heart

From the Heart was released in August 2009 to celebrate 20 years of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area.

The 80 page book contains 33 stories and numerous photos and artworks reflecting the community's love, passion and dedication to conserve the World Heritage Area.

From the Heart is now available as a comprehensive website.

 
 

 

Weed Pocket Guide

The Wet Tropics weed identification booklet [7.2MB] is available on-line or possibly from local governments.

The Landholder’s Handbook: Johnstone Shire

This Landholder's Handbook is a collection of useful information for property holders living in the Johnstone Shire. An expanded edition is now being written for the entire Wet Tropics region.

Download it from here
[1,449 KB]

 

 

Repairing the Rainforest


A handy, straightforward guide to creating your own rainforest. This 72-page book is the fruit of many years of local experience and research into revegetation of tropical rainforest. It is uniquely designed for the Wet Tropics region. You can view or download the various sections here.

• Repairing the Rainforest - Introduction [1.3MB
]
• Repairing the Rainforest - A Wet Tropics overview [4.7MB]
• Repairing the Rainforest - How to grow your own trees [4.9MB]
• Repairing the Rainforest - Tree species lists for your area [4.4MB]
• Repairing the Rainforest - References and further reading [1.5MB]

 

 

The Landholder’s Handbook: Johnstone Shire

This Landholder's Handbook is a collection of useful information for property holders living in the Johnstone Shire. An expanded edition is now being written for the entire Wet Tropics region.

Download it from here [1.5MB]

 

 

 

 

Weed identification handbook

The Wet Tropics weed identification booklet [7.2MB] is available on-line or possibly from local governments.

 

 

 

 

From the Heart

From the Heart was released in August 2009 to celebrate 20 years of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area. The 80 page book contains 33 stories and numerous photos and artworks reflecting the community's love, passion and dedication to conserve the World Heritage Area. It begins with the fight for World Heritage listing and traces the journey through to today’s tree planting activities, environmental education and tourism. It describes why the World Heritage Area is now a uniting force in our community rather than the dividing one it was 20 years ago. The book graphically illustrates the depth and diversity of support and appreciation for the natural and cultural values of the Wet Tropics. The stories and artwork also show the strong links between artists and our natural environment.

From the Heart is available from the Wet Tropics Management Authority in Cairns and is also available below as a comprehensive website.

Copyright: Wet Tropics Management Authority, all stories, artworks and photos remain the property of individual contributors. Please contact the Authority if you wish to reproduce any part of From the Heart.

Click the image or here to enter the website

 

 




 


 

 

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Wet Tropics Indigenous ranger network creates new connections

Wet Tropics Indigenous ranger network creates new connections

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Corridor opens new avenues for Wet Tropics wildlife

Corridor opens new avenues for Wet Tropics wildlife

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Research grants fund further study into Wet Tropics

Research grants fund further study into Wet Tropics

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