Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
New South Wales
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Littoral rainforest Brunswick Heads July 17 2000.jpg
Littoral rainforest in the reserve
Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve is located in New South Wales
Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
Nearest town or city Brunswick Heads
Coordinates 28°32.133′S 153°33.206′E / 28.535550°S 153.553433°E / -28.535550; 153.553433Coordinates: 28°32.133′S 153°33.206′E / 28.535550°S 153.553433°E / -28.535550; 153.553433
Established January 1979 (1979-01)
Area 2.21 km2 (0.9 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
Website Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
See also Protected areas of
New South Wales

The Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. The 221-hectare (550-acre) reserve is situated near Brunswick Heads and contains an intact segment of littoral rainforest.

Much of the Australian littoral rainforests have been destroyed for agriculture, mining or housing. Species of tree include Tuckeroo, Three-veined Laurel, Myrtle Ebony, Wild Quince, Moreton Bay Fig, Broad-leaf Lilly Pilly and Riberry. The rare Stinking Cryptocarya and Scented Acronychia are known from this area.[2]

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  1. ^ "Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve: Park management". Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. ^ Floyd, A. G. (1990). Australian Rainforests in New South Wales. Volume 2. pp. 50, 53. ISBN 0-949324-32-9.

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