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The Tasmanian rainforest estate

The Tasmanian rainforest estate

occurrence, composition, and status as affected by settlement, forestry practices, and management policies

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Published by University of Tasmania Board of Environmental Studies in Hobart .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard Jones.
SeriesEnvironmental studies occasional papers -- 15
ContributionsJones, Richard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20064743M
ISBN 100859012050
OCLC/WorldCa13205921

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, producer of high quality lavender since , is your first stop. Later, visit the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site, then follow the picturesque east coast to Bicheno. This evening you might like to take an optional experience tour to see either Bicheno’s wild penguins as they emerge from the ocean (seasonal. The magnificent scenery of Tasmania’s mountains, lakes, forests and coastline is a natural resource that is a boon, not only to the Tasmanian economy through tourism, but also to the quality of life of its residents. The waters surrounding Tasmania are teeming with fish, lobster and shellfish.

In the Tasmania rainforest it rains mm to mm each year. over all on the island itself the rainfall is spread quite evenly throughout the year. Although the winter months tend to be the wettest because of the snow. The West Coast of the Island, gets the most rain, while the East Coast is left dryer. The Tarkine’s size, naturalness and habitat diversity make it an outstanding refuge for native mammals such as the Tasmanian Devil as well as more than different species of birds. It is home to more than 60 rare, threatened and endangered species and is Australia’s largest tract of temperate rainforest.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The editorial team consisted of officers from the Forestry Commission and the Department of Lands, Parks and Wildlife."- . If wildlife-spotting is what you seek, the forest around The Cob Barn is filled with numerous bird species to enjoy through the day and elusive wallabies possums and quolls to spot at night - amongst many other species. If you're lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of the Tasmanian Giant freshwater lobster - the largest of its kind in the world.


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