Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest

 
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Year end brings a change of pace
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    End of year brings changeof pace The last three months has been busy in finalisingour rehabilitation of the many rainforest blocks in the Daintree. September saw the last of this year’s tree plantingas the hot weather heralded the onset of the wet season. We had some good rainin October and November but the 30 degree...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Working with the weather is never an easy task
    By - Roger Phillips - Project Leader
    Working with the weather is never an easy taskDuring the dry season in the Daintree rainforest, which usually runsfrom April to December, the ARF works hard at rehabilitating themany rainforest blocks it has acquired.However, by the time September comes around, 36 degree Celcius daysand high humdity makes tree planting...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    A Wet Rainy Season Indeed!
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    Dear Friends, Following the tropical cyclone Yasi in February 2011, conservation efforts have been centred on cleaning up the damage to vegetation. However since February we have continued to experience greater than average rainfall, making site clean up and weed control almost impossible. It has only been in the early...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest has received 41 donations
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  • ANGELISNEAR
    ANGELISNEAR THANKYOU! FOR STILL DOING SUCH A WONDERFUL AND UNSELFISH ACT.YOU NEVER SEECE TO AMAZE ME,KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, LOVE ALWAYS,ANGELIA
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    • Roger Phillips
      Roger Phillips Thank you very much! I am the ARF's Manager of American Operations and we appreciate the kind words. Look forward to updating you again soon!Paul
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Why We Need You Now
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Dear Mates, This Project Update will be short and to the point.  We need your help today.  If history teaches us anything, it is that time is of the essence right after a major catastrophe.  Although Cyclone Yasi had mercy on the bigger metropolitan cities of Far North Queensland, it showed no such...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Cyclone Yasi Devastates Southern Cassowary Coast!
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Dear Donors, Cyclone Yasi Update--3/2/2011 at 14:30 hours. Cyclone Yasi has devastated the coastal area between Innisfail, Mission Beach and Tully.  This is prime rainforest habitat (called the Cassowary Coast) for the endangered Southern Cassowary, the 'Gardener of the Rainforest' in Tropical North...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Free gift with your donation of $65 or more/Amended
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Dear Donors,   We would like to amend the last Project Update--Free gift with your donation of $65 or more.  We have 15 cassowary chicks and 6 cassowary adult stuffed animals, 8 black Operation Big Bird tote bags and 11 packages of Far North Soaps which are a Lavender soap made with Australian Lavender...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Free Gift with your Donation of $65 or More
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Dear Donors, Word from the North Pole is that Santa is a big fan of our project, Protect Vital Rainforest in Australia for Climate.  So much in fact, that he has given us gifts to give out to the next 38 donors that make donations of $65 or more.  We at the Australian Rainforest Foundation are extremely...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Disease, Rainforests, Chemists and You!
    By - Roger Phillips and Paul Medici - CEO and Manager, American Operations
    Dear Donors,    Today we bring you a Project Update that highlights the hope that is born when people such as yourselves generously give to a cause--whether ours or another fine cause or mission.  A project update that shows the unique benefits of protecting, extending and recovering our ancient...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    A Special Little Cassowary/Please Vote for GlobalGiving!
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Hello Mates! The Australian Rainforest Foundation (ARF) received some great pictures last week from a partner of ours and a fellow member of the International Casowary Recovery Team which the ARF co-founded back in 2008.  Annabelle Ollson is a veterinarian in Cairns, Queensland and she is a very...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    The Nature of Business
    By - Roger Phillips & Paul Medici - CEO & Manager, American Operations
    Dear Donors, Wish you could all be here with us. This is really a great time of year to be in the rainforest and experience the majesty and beauty only 135 million years can create. It is also the perfect time to get your hands dirty and get to work with matters of utmost importance. We need to protect, extend and...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Growth and Expansion in the Mansford Reserve
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO, Australian Rainforest Foundation
    Hello Mates! We at the Australian Rainforest Foundation are happy to be reporting back to you. I would like to announce that on 16 June (next Wednesday), GlobalGiving is having a Matching Day for all donations!! Please, if you are thinking about possibly donating to our project, the 16th would be a great day to do it. ...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Donor Lunch in N.Y.C. This Summer
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Hi folks, We will be posting our next field report real soon. My name is Paul Medici and I am the Manager of American Operations for the Australian Rainforest Foundation. Great to be writing to you all. I am going to be in New York City this summer (looks like middle July) and I wanted to put on a little donor...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest has received 44 donations
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Tagging and GPS'ing trees
    By - Roger Phillips - Project Leader and CEO
    Hi Mates, Well, the rains finally came in around the end of October and all is right with our rehabilitation areas. In the Mansford Reserve, we lost under 12 trees out of a total of 2,000 plus recently planted trees. This great stat is due to the care the trees got while in our nursery and our watering efforts during...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Matching Opportunity & Tree Certificates
    By - Paul Medici - Assistant Project Leader
    Dear Mates, Thank you for your continued support of the Australian Rainforest Foundation. We wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity that we are participating in through our partners, GlobalGiving. When a donation is made to our project, Protect Vital Rainforest in Australia for Climate ...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    When the rain doesn't come...
    By - Paul Medici - Manager, American Operations
    Hello friends, My name is Paul Medici and I am the Assistant Project Leader for Protect Vital Rainforest in Australia for Climate. I am also the Manager of American Operations for the Australian Rainforest Foundation and I just returned home from a three week working trip to Australia. Accompanying me on this trip was...
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    • Jazz
      Jazz It is good to see the on ground works, new trees in the ground. Well Done ARF. Keep it up. you have my vote
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Out with the Weed, in with the Tree...
    By - Jacinta Allen McCosh - Office Manager
    Out with the Weed, in with the Tree… Hi there…., Well its June here in the beautiful Daintree National Park, North Queensland, which signals the dry season in the tropics. We have a very busy few months ahead of us to achieve our targets in extending and repairing the Rainforest. We were lucky enough to have...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest has received 97 donations
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Project Selected for Matching Opportunity
    By - Roger Phillips - Project Leader
    Hi Mates, Project Leader Roger Phillips here. I have some great news to share with you! If you donate now to help rehabilitate and protect Australia's rainforests, your generous gift will be matched. That's right! In honor of Earth Day 2009, GlobalGiving has offered to match all donations at 50% (up to $5,000 per...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    A Global Partnership Indeed
    By - Paul Medici - American Representative
    "It was a hot and sticky day in the rainforest...the rainy season was fast approaching and hands and knees got very dirty." Hi everyone, In November 2008, representatives from three sponsoring partners joined ARF staff on the George Mansford Reserve rehabilitation site at Cape Tribulation to plant a share of a...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Essential revegetation work being done
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    Hi Mates! We are having a very good planting season and we are busy revegetating the George Mansford Reserve with native rainforest trees. By extending our rainforests by planting new mixed species of rainforest trees, the ARF is helping breathe life back into the environment while recovering rare, threatened and...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Pictures From the Latest Field Report: Nursery Stocked!
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    Hi Mates! Here are some pictures of the nursery. We are now repairing and extending the George Mansford Reserve. This will provide ongoing habitat for endangered flagship species like the Southern Cassowary. The cassowary is a large flightless bird and it is known as the Rainforest Gardener because of its incredible...
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      memom_19082 God bless you for your work
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Nursery stocked with variety of rainforest species
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    A lot of hard work has been undertaken by ARF staff in the Daintree over the past four months in preparation for the start of rehabilitation works at the George Mansford Reserve. The end of the 2007-08 wet season in April, means that we are now able to get machinery on site to deal with the weed infestation on the corner of...
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    • memom_19082
      memom_19082 I am so glad that progress is being made.I do care but don't have extra monies.I am on a fixed income.But I wilk sign petitions and crosspost to friends.
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest has received 46 donations
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Revegetating the block
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO
    Well, we wouldn’t have rainforests without rain – and we’ve had plenty of it in far north Queensland, and particularly the Daintree region, over the past two months with record rains battering the region, flooding rivers and cutting off communities. At one stage the wild weather isolated the towns of Port Douglas,...
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  • Protect 100 acres of vital Australian rainforest posted a progress report
    Preparing for the revegetation work
    By - Roger Phillips - CEO Australian Rainforest Foundation
    In order to start the revegetation of the block in March 2008, some serious site preparation has begun. Old cattle fencing has been removed and boundary signage and fencing erected. Further scientific surveys were undertaken in November 2007, which identified weed infestation. This will be treated during the December to...
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Roger Phillips

CEO, Australian Rainforest Foundation
Cairns, Queensland Australia

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