LEAVE NO TRACE AUSTRALIA AND ECO-REGIONS

Eco-regions are large, geographically distinct areas of land with commun characteristics such as geology, landform patterns, climate, ecological features and plant and animal communities.

Applying the Leave No Trace ethic in different eco-regions requires an understanding of the characteristics, issues, and threats in each region. By getting specific information for an area you plan to visit you greatly reduce you portential impact.

To visit one of our ecoregions, click on their links below and learn more about each region.

OUR ECOREGIONS:

WA South Coast

The South Coast area of Western Australia is internationally renown for the diversity of its plants, animals and ecosystems. It has been recognised as one of the world’s 25 biodiversity hotspots and has been highlighted for its significance and immediate need of protection and conservation.

TASMANIA

Tasmania, Australia’s only island state, is a place of dramatic landscapes, diverse vegetation and abundant wildlife, including unique plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth. The island is home to 19 National Parks, hundreds of reserves and one of the planet’s last authentic wilderness regions – the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Kimberley Region

Is a sparsely populated county in the north of Western Australia, famous for its extensive sparsely populated areas. Its topography is shaped by mountain ranges, spectacular gorges, semi-arid savannah and remote coastline. The region is traversed by the 660km long Gibb River Road

PILBARA

is a large, dry, sparsely populated region in northern Western Australia. It is known for its indigenous peoples; its ancient landscapes; its red earth; and its vast deposits of minerals, particularly iron ore. It is also a global biodiversity hotspot for underground fauna.

AS YOU VISIT OUR ECOREGIONS, PLEASE TAKE CARE TO LEAVE NO TRACE!