Noosa Biosphere Reserve - A celebration of community and environment.

Jarrah Small

Youth Representative

On a mission to protect wildlife and the environment, 15-year-old Jarrah Small is an award winning Conservationist, Environmental Educator and Wildlife Rescuer. Growing up immersed in nature, surfing, and exploring remote national parks, Jarrah has been keeping beaches and coastal regions free from rubbish and plastic pollution since the age of six. She has been collecting data, inspiring others and working in collaboration with strategic partners to continue her clean up efforts with over 26,000 pieces of pollution recorded and removed from the environment.

Jarrah blends her hands-on grassroots conservation work with social media platforms, public speaking, and community engagement to be a proud advocate for positive environmental change. Through captivating public speaking, workshops and being a role model in her community, Jarrah inspires the next generation to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices.

As a regular attendee at national and local conferences and events, Jarrah continues to extend and develop her knowledge of conservation and environmental education. She brings an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and youthful optimism to the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation.