Join Us Become a Wild Macadamia Champion. Find out more Walk with Wild Macadamias In an exciting new initiative from the Macadamia Conservation Trust and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, visitors to Amamoor State Forest in the lovely Mary Valley can experience macadamia trees …Read MoreWalk with Wild MacadamiasWhy conserve Macadamias? Macadamias originated in the rainforest on the east coast of Australia and Australia is the only country in the world where they naturally grow in the wild. There are four species of …Read MoreWhy conserve Macadamias?The Four Macadamias There are four species of Macadamia, two of which are used for production of Macadamia nuts in Australia (Macadamia tetraphylla and M. integrifoIia). All four are genetically closely related …Read MoreThe Four Macadamias Donate to the Trust Help us protect the remaining wild macadamias. Donate Now Wild macadamias listed on the IUCN Red List Three Macadamia species are now listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Macadamia integrifolia, native to south-east QLD, is listed as “vulnerable” while M. ternifolia, native to QLD, and …Read moreWild macadamias listed on the IUCN Red ListWild Macadamia Hunt update Cultivated macadamia trees have significantly less genetic diversity than wild trees. This means wild trees may have a greater capacity to respond to changing conditions, new diseases, human needs, …Read moreWild Macadamia Hunt updateWill wild populations of macadamia survive climate change? Macadamias naturally occur in the subtropical rainforests of eastern Australia. These rainforests are predicted to undergo significant change in coming decades as a result of climate variation, …Read moreWill wild populations of macadamia survive climate change?