Monthly Newsletter

Stay up to date with what’s happening in the Noosa Biosphere Reserve in our latest edition. If you have an upcoming event or initiative that supports the UNESCO MaB Programme objectives, please let us know!

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September 2023

With the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to get out in the sunshine.

As we leave winter behind and spring into action this spring time we encourage you to embark on a journey through community-driven efforts, environmental stewardship, and groundbreaking initiatives that paint a vivid picture of our beloved Noosa biosphere and contribute towards nurturing our biosphere reserve. We have shared some wonderful ways you can get involved in the community so read on and check them out.

August 2023

“The Edible Landscape,” there’s something for everyone.

Welcome to the August edition of our newsletter! In this issue, we have exciting topics that celebrate sustainability, foster a deeper connection with nature, and empower our environment. From Noosa Lakes receiving a prestigious national award for its remarkable step towards sustainability to a captivating workshop on embracing the flavours of nature with “The Edible Landscape,” there’s something for everyone.

JUNE 2023

Beat Plastic Pollution this WED!

May has seen the onset of the cooler weather (a welcome change for some of us!). The bright, clear sunny days have been a pure delight! There’s some big events coming up next month: World Environment Day, World Oceans Day and Zero Emissions Noosa’s EV Expo.

APRIL 2023

Noosa Biosphere Trails open

We had a great month with a few special occasions, including celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd. We have been hard at work on several projects, and we’re eager to share updates on our latest projects this month. We’ll also provide a sneak peek at what to expect during the month of May. Thank you for your continued support and dedication to our mission of preserving the Noosa Biosphere Reserve. Many hands make light work and together we can create a huge positive impact for our biosphere.

MARCH 2023

Surf’s up these holidays!

Easter holidays are fast approaching! So before the holiday madness descends, grab a cuppa and check out what we got up to in March and what’s in store next month. Here’s wishing you all a fabulous Easter break with family and friends!


March is jam-packed!

March is jam-packed with positive vibes and good times! From the Noosa Festival of Surfing to GreenX Talks and Clean Up Australia Day, there’s something for everyone this month. Mark your calendars folks:


Koalas on the Move survey and Surf Safe Noosa launch

Did you see our Koalas on the Move. Be aware! signs on Cooroy-Noosa Rd and McKinnon Drive during August to December last year? Or our cute little koala characters and friends in the local newspapers or social media? If so, we want to hear from you! Please complete our short survey – it only takes a minute and will help our koalas!


That’s a wrap!

2022 has been a busy year – a few highlights include the launch of the Koalas on the Move campaign; supporting the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Work Integrated Learning Student program and PhD Top-up Scholarships; hosting our second Noosa Biosphere Awards and Gala ceremony and launch of the Grow for Noosa fund, among many others.


Gala & Awards 2022

On Tuesday 1 Nov we hosted our annual Noosa Biosphere Gala & Awards at Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas, celebrating the International Day for Biosphere Reserves (3 Nov).

Our theme this year, ‘Grow for Noosa’ highlights the need to support a sustainable food and agriculture economy in the Noosa region.


Noosa Biosphere Awards 2022
Finalists Announced

The Noosa Biosphere Awards recognise the people, organisations and businesses championing sustainability excellence in our Noosa Biosphere Reserve. Congratulations to our 2022 Category Award Finalists!


Enter the Noosa Biosphere Awards, Gala tickets on sale now!

Now is your last chance to Enter the Noosa Biosphere Awards as entries close tonight at midnight, Friday 30 September! It’s easy to Enter (should take no more than 30 minutes!) and we encourage anyone working to make a difference in our community to apply.


Welcome new Chair, Fiona Berkin

Welcome to our latest newsletter. We’re excited to announce the return of the Noosa Biosphere Gala and Awards! Tickets to the Gala and Nominations for the Awards will be opening very soon – read all about it below!

To learn how your business can get involved and support this year’s Noosa Biosphere Gala & Awards, now is the time to get in touch.

JULY 2022

Koalas on the Move campaign launch

Have you spotted a koala lately? It’s that time of year (July to December) when our furry friends are on the move with dispersal time and breeding season in full swing. They can show up in the most unexpected places including suburban and rural backyards, as well as, face many dangers like crossing busy roads so we’re urging drivers to take care when travelling.

food producer

JUNE 2022

Congratulations Sunshine Coast Biosphere Reserve!

The Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation has had a busy month connecting with the community and being part of some great events including the EV expo, Noosa Come Together Festival and co-hosting the recent Stakeholder Symposium with a focus on establishing the region’s priorities and action plan for a Noosa & Region Agri-Hub.