Statewide Biodiversity Corridors (SBCs)
Wet Tropics “Blue Zone” Villages
The Statewide Biodiversity Corridors (SBCs) are mapped as thick blue ribbons that stretch north to south from Cooktown to Ingham, and include east to west corridors that join coastal forests to the tablelands.
Residential, rural residential and rural land in Blue Zone Villages are critical conservation areas that provide the overall connectivity of the major terrestrial corridors of the whole Wet Tropics Bioregion, including the World Heritage Area.
Lowlands & Littoral Biodiversity Corridor (23)
Rossville, Wujal Wujal, Daintree, Yarrabah, Bramston Beach, Flying Fish Point, Etty Bay, Cowley Beach, Kurramine Beach, Bingal Bay, Japoon, Mission Beach, Carmoo, Wongaling, South Mission Beach, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Kennedy, Cardwell (coastal villages), Lucinda, Taylor’s Beach, Ingham (coastal villages), Balgal (coast villages)
Tropical Ranges Biodiversity Corridor (6)
Julatten, Kuranda Region (inc. Speewah, Koah), Goldsborough, Tarzali, Millaa Millaa, Peacock Siding
Tablelands & Ecotone Biodiversity Corridor (3)
Walkamin, Herberton, Ravenshoe