Restoring habitat for the endangered Mahogany Glider.
By rewilding Bilyana we aim to attract native fauna; birds, butterflies, native bees and other pollinators.
This habitat is home to the Mahogany Glider.
The forest will improve the conservation status of the Mahogany Glider through habitat protection and recovery.
Forest Maker Brett Krause
“By rewilding Bilyana we aim to improve the conservation status of the Mahogany Glider through habitat protection and recovery.”
— Brett Krause
Planting a forest at Bilyana will:
- Improving degraded and unused land
- Increased connectivity, food source trees and micro habitat for Mahogany Glider
- Reduce soil run off
The Mahogany Glider
The Mahogany Glider (Petaurus gracilis) is an endangered gliding possum native to a small region of coastal Queensland in Australia.
The Mahogany Glider is one of Australia’s most threatened arboreal mammals. It is distinguished externally from other petauridae, particularly its closest relative the squirrel glider Petaurus norfolcensis, by its larger size, a long and relatively short-haired tail, and buff to mahogany-brown belly.
The mahogany glider is listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Queensland Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) and the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
Forest Report — 20/01/2021
Planted: September 2019
The forest is soon 1 year old! We have recorded trees over 2 meters, we noticed Southern Cassowary birds in the forest, flowers are blooming. Incredible return of Biodiversity!