Gunbower Forest in flood
Photo: North Central CMA
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Australia’s second largest River Red Gum forest
The Gunbower–Koondrook–Perricoota Forest covers around 50,000 hectares and is home to many threatened native plants and animals. It is located downstream of Torrumbarry Weir, between Echuca and Swan Hill.
The forest wetlands are important breeding places for waterbirds and native fish. They are also an essential destination for waterbirds, many protected under treaties with Japan and China.
The Living Murray First step ecological objectives:
For the Gunbower–Koondrook–Perricoota Icon Site Management Plan visit the publications page.
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