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World Cassowary Day a huge success!

October 9th, 2016

The Daintree Rainforest’s first ever World Cassowary Day celebration was held this month at the JCU Daintree Rainforest Observatory near Cape Tribulation. With perfect weather, around 35 market/conservation stalls a a jam packed program of guest speakers the day did not disappoint. Around 500 people joined us in celebrating ALL THINGS CASSOWARY and many even took part in the tree planting event held by the Rainforest Trust.

A range of excellent presentations we held in the conference hall highlighting the great work of Cassowary research scientists including Tom Lawton, Dr David Wescott while Entomologist Dr Claire Baker did a kids presentation on bugs and Mossman based author presented a history on the Daintree Blockade

Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews detailed the federal Governments ambitious aims and strategies to aid the recovery of our threatened Species and in particular the Southern Cassowary

Daintree Wonder Tours was proud to be a sponsor of the event.



And to cap off a fantastic day look what we were privileged to seeing on the drive home…