Brisbane Rainforest Action & Information Network


Rainforest Links

Research
Restoration
Conservation

ResearchBack to top

BRAIN's email discussion group - you can join from here
ACEER - Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research Foundation - to promote and facilitate knowledge, conservation and stewardship of the rainforest through education and research.
La Trobe University Australian Tropical Rain Forest Plants - projects include the development of interactive keys to Australian tropical rain forest plants, the study of plant biogeography in Australian tropical rain forests, and the development of an online web site for Australian tropical rain forest plants
Cloud Forest Alive - Information about the cloud forests of Central America and the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor - sponsored by the Central American Commission for Environment and Development.
Rainforest CRC - The Rainforest CRC is a research and education partnership. The multi-faceted nature of the rainforest is reflected in the multi-disciplinary research of the Centre, which brings together a range of experts in an exciting portfolio covering the following key areas of research.
IWOKRAMA - The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development is an autonomous non-profit institution established by Guyana and the Commonwealth.
Massey Creek - 47 hectare (116 acre) rainforest property - Scientists - both national and international - have conducted environmental research on-site.
Temperate Forest Foundation - Through public education the Foundation helps people move toward the positive vision of living sustainably, with the successful integration of economic, ecological, and social needs.
Woods Hole Research Centre, Tropical Forest Ecology - The WHRC Amazon Program has been working in the Brazilian Amazon since 1988 with a strategy which combines basic research with education and training of local peoples in a problem solving approach to resource use.

RestorationBack to top

AABR - Australian Association of Bush Regenerators - The Association's aim is to foster and encourage sound ecological practices of bushland management by qualified people, and to promote the study and practice of Bush Regeneration.
Big Scrub Rainforest Landcare Group - set up to rehabilitate the remnants of the subtropical rainforest in northern New South Wales, Australia. ... describes the Big Scrub rainforest, the activities of the group and the general ecology of rainforests as well as interesting information about rainforest restoration.
British Trust for Conservation Volunteers - BTCV is the largest organisation in the United Kingdom promoting practical conservation work by volunteers. We offer thousands of conservation opportunities every year throughout the UK, as well as a programme of international volunteering across the globe.
The Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee B4C - represents groups concerned with the sustainability of Brisbane's Bulimba Creek catchment, an area covering 122km2 from Hemmant to Runcorn.
Natural Heritage Trust: Bushcare
Centre for Land Rehabilitation - A multi-disciplinary centre applying soil science, geomechanics, hydrology, soil biology, plant nutrition, plant biology, ecology and resource economics to the management of disturbed lands.
Common Ground - linking nature with culture, focussing upon the positive investment people can make in their own localities
Conservation Volunteers Australia - volunteers in practical conservation projects for the betterment of the Australian environment
Weeds action network (WA) - community initiative to tackle the problem of environmental weeds in bushland and waterways
Florabank - FloraBank aims to improve the availability and quality of native seed for revegetation and conservation purposes in Australia
Greening Australia Queensland
Greening Australia Quieensland Nursery - Features an excellent plant search
Habitat Brisbane - The Habitat Brisbane program helps community groups restore natural habitats in parks, remnant bushland and wetlands and along waterways.
Landcare Australia - partnerships between communities, businesses and governments to care for Australia's environment
Landcare Web - aims to provide a service to all people with an interest in landcare around Australia (and in other countries) . This site provides an opportunity for you to share landcare information with a wider audience, find landcare resources and link to other relevant WWW sites.
National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Program - supports and promotes positive and practical conservation projects on campus and beyond
Natural Heritage Trust - set up by the Australian Government in 1997 to help restore and conserve Australia's environment and natural resources
Norman Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee - aims to revitalise our inner city creeks
Queensland Water and Land Carers - established to support community volunteers in achieving sustainable resources use.
Rainforest Rescue - not for profit organisation committed to saving our rainforests
Save Our Riverfront Bushland (SORB - (1) protection of remnant bushland; (2) retention of public access to the riverfront; and (3) adequate provision of public open space in the Centenary Suburbs.
Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN) - Catchment group for Enoggera Creek.
Society for Ecological Restoration International - facilitates discussion; encourages research; promotes awareness of and public support for restoration and restorative management
The Hut Environmental and Community Association THECA - A group of people who are interested in conserving and improving our environment, located in the foothills of Mt Coot-tha Forest Park
Trees for Life - bushland revegetation and restoration
Weeds Australia - promotes access to key weed policies, regulations, current issues, national initiatives, research, extension, training and personnel
Weed Society of Victori - weed management, their place in the environment, biology and even their beauty

ConservationBack to top

Australian Network for Plant Conservation - plant conservation activities, information, news, and contacts in Australia and internationally
Australian Rainforest Conservation Society - Its goal, through research, lobbying, public education and grass-roots support, is to protect, repair and restore the rainforests of Australia and to maximise the protection of forest biodiversity.
Forest Action Network - grassroots organization with a network of over 500 forest activists and twenty-two organizations throughout British Columbia, North America and Europe
Forest Conservation Portal - rainforest, forest and biodiversity conservation news & information
Raincoast Conservation Society - dedicated to the protection of the Great Bear Rainforest (Canada)
Rainforest Action Network - campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life
Rainforest Information Centre - dedicated to the protection of the Earth's remaining rainforests and the indigenous people who depend on them
The Rainforest site - save an area of rainforest with the "click of a button." The site accepts donations.
Tropical Rainforest Coalition - dedicated to the preservation of rainforests and indigenous people
World Rainforest Movement - Global movement to protect rainforest and its inhabitatnts

Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP) - cultivation, propagation, conservation and appreciation of Australia's native flora
Australia's Virtual Herbarium - on-line botanical information resource
The Australian Nestbox Company - Suppliers of nestboxes for Australian wildlife
Earthwatch Institute - aims to promote sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between scientists, educators and the general public
Forest Farmers' Association - Ecologically Responsible Plantations through Diversity
Fungi Perfecti - environmentally friendly company specializing in using gourmet and medicinal mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people
http://fungimap.rbg.vic.gov.au/ - collaborative project between professional and amateur mycologists and naturalists to gather information about the distribution of fungi throughout Australia
Threatened species and ecological communities - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act