Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF)
THe Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF) is located in the Samford Valley, Brisbane Queensland. It provides a 51 hectare research, teaching and learning base for a range of ecological, engineering, built environment and educational programs for the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) manages the property which is consists of 70% vegetation coverage in a subtropical climate, providing refuge to native plants and animals. The vegetation is protected and classified under the Vegetation Management Act 1999.