Biotropica Australia – Bruce Highway re-alignment

Bruce Highway Re-alignment

In May 2011, Biotropica Australia undertook the translocation of 4  Livistona decora palms at Collinsons Lagoon, North of Ayr, in preparation  for a realignment of the Bruce Highway. A 17 tonne excavator was used for the translocation and all 4 were moved 50 metres from the current alignment. Another six immature Livistona decora  were also translocated. Biotropica Australia staff also established 85 native trees and another 15 L. decora on this site as an additional offset for trees to be removed. All plants were sourced from local nurseries to maintain genetic integrity.