Biosphere Reserve

As such a special place, we have been investigating whether Bruny Island and surrounding waters would benefit over the long term by being a Biosphere Reserve.

Nesting shorebirds

Over the past decade, we have each year scouted the beaches for Hooded plovers and put up temporary fences and signage to help protect nesting sites and educate people about the habitat they share with beach nesting birds, who live on the same stretch of beach, year-in, year-out.