Rehabilitating the forests and grasslands - one step at a time

ABC News

08 November 2013

Germaine Greer recently launched her new book - titled White Beech - to a capacity audience in Bega. Sub-titled 'The Rainforest Years', the book tracks her experiences over the last thirteen years since she bought 65 hectares of rainforest in south east Queensland. The land had been extensively damaged by logging, clearing, quarrying and large scale invasion by weed species. And so she began an ongoing, and expensive, rehabilitation project to restore the original forest. At her presentation in Bega she explained her motivation to rebuild a forest with bio-diversity based upon planting sub-species specific to the local area. Read more