Category Archives: Forests and Forestry

Moruya Forest Forum Resources – August 23rd 2017

NPA Forests for All Plan   https://npansw.org/what-we-do/our-work/campaigns/end-native-forest-logging/ Great Southern Forest Campaign seeks to protect all of the 430,000 hectares of public native forests of the Southern and Eden Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) regions following the expiry of the RFAs. The GSF is … Continue reading

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Moruya Forest Forum Resolutions- August 23rd 2017

This meeting calls on the NSW Government to: 1. Cease Logging Mogo State Forest Immediately cease logging the Mogo State Forest until a professionally based pre logging review is undertaken and assessed, given the known presence of both the Vulnerable … Continue reading

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Propping Up a Potential Dead Asset – The Closure/Sale of the Heyfield Timber Mill

A salutary lesson in timber resource management Gippsland in Victoria is still reeling from the loss of hundreds of jobs following the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station. And then months later the largest hardwood sawmill in Australia, also based … Continue reading

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Concerned Community Members Find Endangered Greater Gliders, and Vulnerable Yellow-bellied Gliders in the Mogo State Forest

Since the logging operation commenced, volunteer members of the community have been surveying the Mogo Forest, searching for fauna that would be adversely affected by the logging activities. They were also noting the presence of habitat and feed trees. The … Continue reading

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Forest Logging Debate Erupts in Eurobodalla

For many years there have been many environmental battles to reduce or halt the logging of State Forests on the South Coast of NSW. They have never ended. The campaigns have been run by dedicated members of the community particularly … Continue reading

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The Need to Preserve Old Trees for the Conservation of Wildlife

The NSW Government is still allowing the logging of native forests, including in some areas old growth forests, here on the South Coast of NSW. This article was submitted by John Perkins to remind members of the critical significance of … Continue reading

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Things fall apart: why do the ecosystems we depend on collapse?

Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU (The Conversation 23/01/2016) People collapse, buildings collapse, economies collapse and even entire human civilizations collapse. Collapse is also common in the natural world – animal populations and ecosystems collapse. These collapses have the greatest impact on … Continue reading

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Old Growth Giants and Wilderness to Fall

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY NATURE CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF NSW NATIONAL PARKS ASSOCIATION OF NSW COLONG FOUNDATION FOR WILDERNESS COASTWATCHERSMEDIA RELEASE THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2002OLD GROWTH GIANTS AND WILDERNESS TO FALLMany of NSW’s remaining unprotected old growth and wilderness forests will be … Continue reading

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Wilderness Society Media Release February 14th 2002 re Regional Forestry Agreements

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY MEDIA RELEASE 14 FEBRUARY 2002LABOR AND LIBERAL POLICY COMMITMENTS BROKEN ON DAY 3? On just the third sitting day of the new Parliament, both Labor and Liberal are risking breaking key policy commitments in allowing the passage … Continue reading

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Silviculture – Use of Tordon by State Forests

STOP PRESS – 10 October 2001 As a result of community concern, State Forests of NSW has ceased using the chemical Tordon as part of its “management practices” in forests around Batemans Bay. There will be a review over the … Continue reading

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