Lower Snowy (Site: 38)

Site of National Significance
Warm Temperate Rainforest

Most rainforest stands within Heritage River corridor.

Excellent National Site with the Snowy River flowing though it. Most forest is dry lowland forest that has not been logged.

Public land management zones within RSOS

Approximate total area: 2290ha

 

 

 

%

ha

F&F reserves

5%

 

114.5

 

SPZ

70%

 

1603

 

SMZ

0%

 

0

 

GMZ

0.05

 

114.5

 

Private

0.2

 

458

 

Area logged

0.02

 

45.8

 

GoogleEarth images

The Rainforest EVC (Ecological Vegetation Class) and RSOS boundaries have been overlayed onto Google Earth imagery to produce images that give a three dimensional perspective of the landscape where rainforest communities exist in East Gippsland. (Note: Rainforest EVC colour code is not consistent for all images.)


Image description: Extensive stands of Warm Temperate Rainforest along the Snowy River

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