Places for protection - Environment Tasmania

Places for protection

Click here to read the original 2011 Environment Tasmania report into Tasmania's Native Forests that instructed the negotiations for the Tasmanian Forestry Agreement.

In 2013, Environment Tasmania was a signatory to the historic 'Forests Peace Deal' formally know as the Tasmanian Forest Agreement. The peace deal secured an 172,000ha extension to Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area. It also legislated for roughly 330 hectares of Tasmania's highest conservation value forests to be protected as reserves.

This report identified the areas that needed to be protected for future generations and why they are so valuable from a global conservation perspective. The report was produced with our allies The Wilderness Society and The Australian Conservation Foundation.