The Wet Tropics Biodiversity Foundation is a not-for-profit charity, established to conserve and restore native ecosystems that support animal and plant diversity within the Wet Tropics.
The risks to native ecosystems come from key threatening processes, such as land clearance and degradation of rainforest from transformer weeds. Poor water quality is further one of the most significant threats to marine life of the adjacent Great Barrier Reef.
Our activities tackle these threats head on. Our strategic focus is at the landscape level, where ecosystem functioning often depends on support from the broader group of individuals and organisations to address environmental interdependencies.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE
Many hands make light work. So, we invite you to get involved! There's a range of opportunities to suit everyone, from collecting native seeds, to growing seedlings in our nursery and planting trees, or participating in citizen science projects. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact us for more information about how you can get involved.
Protecting the Great Barrier Reef is not just an Aboriginal problem, it’s not just a farming community problem, it’s everybody’s problem.
Dennis Ah-Kee, Wanyurr Yidinjii Elder
OUR PEOPLE & PROJECTS
See the beauty of the Wet Tropics.
In our gallery, we showcase some of our favourite photos of local biodiversity, conservation projects, nursery, and community volunteers working to help us conserve the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.