Hayters Hill Nature Reserve

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Hayters Hill Nature Reserve
New South Wales
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Hayters Hill Rainforest.JPG
Part of the remnant rainforest in the reserve
Hayters Hill Nature Reserve is located in New South Wales
Hayters Hill Nature Reserve
Hayters Hill Nature Reserve
Nearest town or cityByron Bay
Coordinates28°40.236′S 153°35.099′E / 28.670600°S 153.584983°E / -28.670600; 153.584983Coordinates: 28°40.236′S 153°35.099′E / 28.670600°S 153.584983°E / -28.670600; 153.584983
EstablishedJanuary 1989 (1989-01)[1]
Area0.08 km2 (0.0 sq mi)[1]
Managing authoritiesNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteHayters Hill Nature Reserve
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

The Hayters Hill Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve that is located in the Northern Rivers region in the state of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 8-hectare (20-acre) forest remnant is located on high ground some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of Byron Bay.

Features and location[edit]

The reserve is one of a few small nature reserves including the Andrew Johnston Big Scrub, Victoria Park, Davis Scrub, Boatharbour and Wilsons Peak flora and nature reserves that conserve rainforests typical of the once extensive Big Scrub. The Big Scrub comprised 75,000 hectares (190,000 acres) of lowland subtropical rainforest which was largely cleared for agriculture in the late 19th century.[2]

The reserve is situated on traditional country of the indigenous Arakwal people.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Hayters Hill Nature Reserve: Park management". Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Hayters Hill Nature Reserve: Plan of Management" (PDF). NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (PDF). Government of New South Wales. 29 October 2013. ISBN 978-1-74359-343-1. Retrieved 21 September 2014.

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