Bonadio Corridor Mabi Stepping Stones


This project was aimed to improve the resilience and area of Mabi Forest, classified as endangered under the Federal Government legislation “Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999” and the Queensland Government Nature Conservation Act 1991.

Mabi forest once covered an area of over 16,000 ha; now only 1,000 ha rremains – scattered remants by cropping and grazing inhibit movement of fauna and distribution of Mabi species. 

This project repaired and expanded the linkage between Mabi forest at the Picnic Creek Crossing Reserve and rehabilitate an area of degraded Mabi forest traversing through farmland.

Project activites

  • Weed management
  • Revegetation: planting of 3,120 trees
  • Pest management
  • Fire management
  • Installing fences
  • Flora and fauna susrveys and mapping
  • Disease management
  • Installing 2 owl nesting boes
  • Ehance Mabi ecosystems

Coverage area

4776 Gillies Road Range, East Barron QLD 4883

Project timeline

December 2019 to June 2022


Queensland Government
Community Sustainability Action Grants – Round Three
Protecting Queensland’s Threatened Species