Connecting Community, Reconnecting Rainforest

An intergenerational project to restore the rainforest

Bronwen Scott
2 min readApr 21, 2022

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Detail from the Early Settlers mosaic in Malanda, FNQ. © Bronwen Scott.

Next to the old Eacham shire council chambers, on Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands, is a mosaic on a shop wall. One of nine made to commemorate the centenary of federation, the mosaic depicts a tropical rainforest.

The centrepiece is a giant red cedar, a tree with timber…

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Bronwen Scott

Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com