Smith's Gap

Restoring habitat for the endangered Southern Cassowary bird.

Queensland, Australia
Miyawaki Forest
Habitat Restoration
Endangered Species
Self Sustaining
After approx. two years our SUGi Pocket Forests can be classed as self-sustaining, at which point they can be handed over to nature and left alone for complexity to naturally develop.
Restore Cassowary Bird habitat in Australia




Square Meters


Native Species

4 Years
4 Years

“Through the revegetation of Smiths Gap, we aim to be certified & listed as a Nature Refuge for the Cassowary Bird.”

Brett Krause, SUGi Forest Maker

Weeping Bottlebrush (Melaleuca Viminalis)
Noni Fruit (Morinda citrifolia)
Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus)
Sumac (Rhus Taitensis)
Papilio Ulysses Caterpillar (Papilio ulysses)
Fringed jumping spider (Portia fimbriata)
Green jumping spider (Mopsus mormon)
Orange bush brown butterfly (Mycalesis terminus)
The dense canopy of Smith's Gap.

“Growth rates are doing well! We are excited about what the forest will have to offer - water retention, soil productivity, carbon sequestration, and not to mention habitat for the endangered Southern Cassowary bird!”

Brett Krause, SUGi Forest Maker

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