Mt Billy, McKenzie River (Site: 64)

Site of Regional Significance
Warm Temperate Rainforest

Large Stand extending well up the slope from river. Comparable to Jones Creek before fire. Privately owned part of site was purchased by the State Government in 1992.

Very interesting site despite some past logging disturbance

Public land management zones within RSOS

Approximate total area: 140ha

 

 

 

%

ha

F&F reserves

0%

 

0

 

SPZ

75%

 

105

 

SMZ

0%

 

0

 

GMZ

0.25

 

35

 

Private

 

0

 

Area logged

0.2

 

28

 

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: Yellow line circles two stands of warm temperate rainforest on the south facing slops of Mt Billy.


Image description: Yellow line circles largest stand of warm temperate rainforest on the south facing slops of Mt Billy.


Image description: Close up of large rainforest stand.

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