Noosa Biosphere Reserve - A celebration of community and environment.

Help us maintain Noosa as a unique, globally-recognised UNESCO biosphere reserve.

The Noosa Biosphere Reserve is a living example of how people and nature can co-exist in harmony.

Your financial support goes a long way in helping us continue our work to protect, preserve and enhance our Noosa Biosphere.

Become a Noosa Biosphere Guardian

We acknowledge our contributors as Noosa Biosphere Guardians – for we all have a role to play in protecting our environment and lifestyle.

Whether you choose to show your support with regular donations or a one-off contribution, you’ll be helping us continue our work to preserve and enhance the Noosa Biosphere Reserve for generations to come.

All donations over $2 are tax deductible. The Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and holds Deductible Gift Recipient status. ABN: 12 733 644 586

Where your donation goes

Our priority is the long-term sustainable management of the Noosa Biosphere Reserve. Since 2015, we’ve invested more than $1 million into local projects that help to progress biodiversity health and sustainable development in the Noosa Shire.

These projects have seen us partner with some of the world’s leading research organisations and universities including WWF, The Nature Conservancy, The Thomas Foundation, University of the Sunshine Coast, University of Queensland, Griffith University, Noosa & District Landcare, USC Detection Dogs for Conservation, Queensland Koala Crusaders and many more.

Other ways you can support us:

We welcome your support in several ways:

Regular donations by becoming a Noosa Biosphere Guardian

Private philanthropy

Support from established foundations

Partnerships and corporate sponsorship

Endowment or bequests

Your support will:

  1. Seed-fund new and innovative approaches to conservation and sustainable development.
  2. Protect iconic environmental assets and species of value to the Noosa Biosphere Reserve.
  3. Support industries with innovative opportunities to reduce threats to iconic species.
  4. Develop research that informs local policy and best practice management.
  5. Facilitate the sharing of knowledge and strengthen links between research, industry and local authorities.