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Protect Lot 46 forever

Lot 46 Cape Tribulation Road is in the heart of the Daintree lowlands rainforest and is an incredibly special piece of land. Please help us create a Nature Conservation Reserve on Lot 46 and protect it into perpetuity.
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Protect Lot 46 forever

Protect the heart of the Daintree lowland rainforest

Every once in a while an opportunity comes along that cannot be ignored, that must be acted upon immediately for the future of the rainforest.

Usually when Rainforest Rescue identifies important Daintree rainforest needing protection we ask for your help to purchase the property. In this instance we did not have time, the property was for sale on the open market and we had to act quickly to save it from further destruction.

Rainforest Rescue did something we have never done before; we secured a bank loan to urgently save the property. Now we need to repay the loan in order to protect the property into perpetuity and create a Nature Conservation Reserve.

Lot 46 Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan is a 27.66 hectare Rainforest Rescue property in the heart of the Daintree lowlands rainforest and is an incredibly special piece of land.

It sits at the base of the spectacular Thornton Peak, and provides an important link between the upland and lowland rainforest. The western boundary of the property is Daintree National Park/World Heritage area.

The property is of critical importance, in terms of habitat and connectivity, for the endangered Cassowary and other species. Surveys of the rainforest on and around Lot 46 have recorded 14 Rare, three Endangered and two Vulnerable species. The property includes an Endangered Regional Ecosystem and protects two important creeks that are part of the catchment area for Coopers Creek, which is one of the larger Daintree lowland creeks. It also has some remnant forest with ecological transitions from rainforest to swamp forest. 

We bought the property in 2010 and since then have spent 1,000s of hours on its restoration; we have planted nearly 37,000 trees that were grown in our Daintree nursery; and we have cleared more than 180 tonnes of rubbish.

We need your help, please...

Back in 2010 we acted fast on the opportunity to purchase Lot 46. We have spent years reversing its destruction.

Now we must repay the loan in order to continue our work and create the Reserve that will protect the 27.66 hectares of Lot 46, and the rainforest on it, forever. 

Please become a Guardian of Lot 46.

Read more about how Rainforest Rescue is restoring the heart of the Daintree in our Land Manager's Joe's Restoration Journal.

Joe's Restoration journal
Fritz77
(35 days ago)
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Anonymous
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Sam and Jack
(212 days ago)
Sam and Jack have donated their Christmas present from me to help protect this vital Aussie habit! x
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STEVEN MILES
(225 days ago)
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Anonymous
(306 days ago)
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Nina
(320 days ago)
Love love love your work!!! Thank you x
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Fritz
(337 days ago)
keep going
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Anonymous
(416 days ago)
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Fritz
(443 days ago)
great work
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Claire Daily
(455 days ago)
Thanks for all the hard work.
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Anonymous
(456 days ago)
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Fritz
(490 days ago)
keep going guys... we need you more than ever
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Bianca and MIchael Perry
(494 days ago)
Keep up the great work guys :)
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Anonymous
(569 days ago)
$100
Michael and Bianca Perry
(570 days ago)
yeah!!!
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Michael and Bianca Perry
(597 days ago)
you guys are doing the best job!!!!
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Jennifer Peat
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Emma Griffith
(754 days ago)
$130
Chris Dobney
(754 days ago)
Good luck with the purchase. ALL the Daintree deserves to be protected.
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Susie Hearder
(759 days ago)
$200
Anonymous
(786 days ago)
$10
Stefan
(791 days ago)
Incredible to see what you guys and all helpers are doing and the passion you put in. You tree
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Angela Cook
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Yolli
(815 days ago)
Love your work.
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Anonymous
(819 days ago)
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Davo
(829 days ago)
Happy Birthday
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Yossi Ghinsberg
(829 days ago)
This donation has been made as birthday gift to Yossi Ghinsberg in support of his passion.
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Anonymous
(833 days ago)
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Offline Donations
(843 days ago)
Thank you to all of our wonderful supporters who are passionate about Protecting Rainforest Forever!
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Platinum Advanced Cable Solutions
(844 days ago)
Thank you Platinum Cables for your incredible contribution towards helping to protect Lot 46 forever
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SUSAN CARLTON
(848 days ago)
Rainforests hold so much diversity, wonderful to have those dedicated working for their protection
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Shelly
(848 days ago)
For Annie
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BenC
(875 days ago)
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Toby
(880 days ago)
Thanks for sending me brochures about cassowaries. We hope this helps care for their home. Toby (4).
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Karen Anstis
(881 days ago)
So pleased you are doing this
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(882 days ago)
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(891 days ago)
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Emma Griffith
(891 days ago)
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John D.
(903 days ago)
In memory of Vladlena Vigul
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keith
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Davaid Barnes
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Lee
(923 days ago)
Keep up the good work and please note my change of address below
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michael
(924 days ago)
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BioPak
(926 days ago)
This provides us an opportunity to contribute to the healing of the planet. - Richard Fine, Director
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michael
(945 days ago)
Good luck with the fundraising
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Bill
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Tracey
(947 days ago)
Doing a great job, can't wait to visit.
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Karen
(952 days ago)
Best wishes from California
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Elaine Seiler
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Susan Roxon
(954 days ago)
Thanks for devoting so much of your life to this wonderful cause.
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karen
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Anonymous
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Virginia Bowe
(959 days ago)
Impressive transformation
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FleetPlus
(963 days ago)
Glad that we can make a difference
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(964 days ago)
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Julia Tannebring
(969 days ago)
Keep up the good work!
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Anonymous
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Friend of nature
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can't wait to visit
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Jane
(971 days ago)
Thanks for your dedication in helping save our precious rainforest
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Julie
(972 days ago)
Wish I could give more - great work - thank you
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Bernie Davis
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Linz
(973 days ago)
Keep up the good work!
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Petrus Heyligers
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Fuschia
(973 days ago)
Thank you for what you are doing.
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Nina
(973 days ago)
Love love love!!! :D xxxxoooo
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Anonymous
(974 days ago)
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Janet Dearden
(974 days ago)
Thank you for all your great work!
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Renee
(974 days ago)
Great work!
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Michael Cebon
(974 days ago)
Loved the little story book about this project :)
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Anonymous
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Emma Keep
(974 days ago)
Love and admiration to the neverending devotion of the rainforest rescue team
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Emma
(974 days ago)
Hope you can raise the full amount and protect all your hard work!!
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Nola STEWART
(974 days ago)
We may legally protect rainforest, not claim to 'protect forever' due to population pressure.
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Rosemary Macindoe
(974 days ago)
Best of luck with all your work. I'm interested to hear how you go with this and other properties
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Anonymous
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Michael Tyson
(975 days ago)
Keep up the great work, guys. Thank you.
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Anonymous
(976 days ago)
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fdengine
(978 days ago)
Great results! Keep up the good work.
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Lover of rainforest
(982 days ago)
Please keep saving our rainforest - Rainforest Rescue you rock!!!
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