Sassafrass Basin (Site: 79)

Site of State Significance
Cool Temperate Rainforest /Mixed

Second largest stand of Cool Temperate Rainforest on the Errinundra plateau. Unique topographic basin. Diverse bryophytes.

Excellent condition. A Special Management Plan lists the whole site as being unavailable for logging.

Public land management zones within RSOS

Approximate total area: 150ha

 

 

 

%

ha

F&F reserves

0%

 

0

 

SPZ

0%

 

0

 

SMZ

100%

 

150

 

GMZ

0

 

0

 

Private

0

 

0

 

Area logged

0

 

0

 

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: The extensive stands of Cool Temperate rainforest in this site are just outside the Errinundra National Park (see red line). This site has no clearfell logging histroy.

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