- Limpinwood Nature Reserve
Limpinwood Nature Reserve is a
World Heritagelisted wilderness region of 26 km². It is situated in the Border ranges of north eastern New South Walesin Australia. Its vegetation is primarily sub-tropical rain forestwith some wet sclerophyllforest.
Two watercourses named Hidden and Finches Creeks flow to the east out of the reserve. It was dedicated as a Flora Reserve in 1963. Flora Reserve is the highest protected status for forest areas in the Australian National Parks system. Prior to 1963 the area was classified as a Forest Reserve. The fringes of the reserve were logged for red cedar,
hoop pineand white beech. Bullock teams were used to drag out the logs. The reserve is composed of virgin old growth sub-tropical rain forest and hardwoodspecies - flooded gum, tallowwood, ironbarkand white mahogany.
The reserve has no formed walking tracks. It has no public access except through
Lamington National Parkin Queensland. On the NSW side of the border it is bounded by private landholdings. It includes an area of escarpmentrising to over 1000 metres that forms part of the Queensland/NSW border. It is intended to be a place where the flora and fauna are free from interference from humans, domestic animals and feral pests.
* [http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/PDFs/pom_final_calderaparks.pdf PDF file containing information on the reserve]
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