Corn Trail Media and Politicians Contacts

Dear Corn Trail Supporters

27 February 2019 News Sent 27 Feb

Stop Work Orders demanded for compartment 517 logging above Corn Trail, Beagle Weekly Feb 26, 2019.

Stop Work Orders demanded for compartment 517 above Corn Trail – Mike Kelly says our precious native forests worth more as carbon sinks. This story has been shared on the Braidwood Bugle Facebook page

Previous Media

Hoofing it to the Coast on Shanks’ pony Riotact John Studholme  16 February 2019

Media Coverage list of National Forest Uprising rally Wed 13 February – 26 articles

Conservationists are battling to stop logging near the Corn Trail Alex Rae 12 Feb 2019

Shameful NS Logging on Famous Corn Trail  FOMR District Bulletin 7 Feb 2019

Shameful Outdated Logging Along the Famous Corn Trail Beagle Weekly 4 Feb 2019

Forest conservationists oppose Corn Trail logging Braidwood Times 3 Jan 2019

Voices For The Forests a short 5 min film featuring Monga National Park and logging compartment 517 next to the Corn Trail filmed in January 2019

Save Monga Video (52 secs) January 2019 

Things You Can Do – Online Actions

PETITION: End Native Forest Logging by 2020 

VOTE FOR DAVID GALLAN’S SPOTTED TAILED QUOLL PHOTOGRAPH

Taken at the top of the Corn Trail in Monga National Park near Braidwood, NSW. Voting open through 2019. Voting will help the campaign to protect quoll habitat being logged next to the Corn Trail near Braidwood just an hour from Canberra.

In October 2018 the photo won the British Natural History Museum, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Highly Commended Award in the Animals in their Environment category. 

Like Don’t Log the Corn Trail on Facebook

Main Pollies to let know Don’t Log the Corn Trail and add to Monga National Park

Monaro – covers Braidwood and the top of the Corn Trail

NP John Barilaro, Local Member for Monaro, 213 Crawford St, Queanbeyan NSW 2620. 02 6299 4899 monaro@parliament.nsw.gov.au

ALP Candidate bryce.wilson@countrylabor.com.au

Greens Candidate Peter Marshallpeter.c.marshall@bigpond.com

Bottom of Corn Trail where logging happening in Bega

Andrew ConstanceLocal Member for Bega, Vic border up to and including South Durras, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

andrew.constance@parliament.nsw.gov.au 

ALP Candidate for BegaLeanne.Atkinson@countrylabor.com.au

Greens Candidate for Bega, Will Douglas eurobodallagreens@yahoo.com

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian

willoughby@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Dr Mike Kelly, Member for Eden-Monaro

Mike.kelly.MP@aph.gov.au

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BELOW SENT 17 Feb

Wed Fight for the Forest Night Wed Feb 20, Acoustic Soup Food Coop ANU, 7-10pm

Short David Gallan Films, speakers including Harry Laing from Braidwood and Bands 7-10pm. Facebook invite Acoustic Soup event invite

7pm costs $8 for members and students, $12 for others…

3 Kingsley St, Canberra ACT 2601 Forest Ebassy will also have an O-week stall selling tshirts, petition etc.

Lessons from the Murray-Darling disaster run deeper than waterDr Oisin Sweeney | 15 February 2019,

Hoofing it to the Coast on Shanks’ pony, Riotact, By John Studholme  16 February 2019

Join us at the Eden-Monaro federal election candidates forum Merimbula Fri day 22 February, to hear where the major parties stand on local environment issues and national environment laws.

What: Eden-Monaro federal election candidates forum
Where: Club Sapphire, 119 Main Street, Merimbula, 2548
When: Friday 22 February from 6-7.30pm
Light snacks provided and drinks available for purchase at the bar

BELOW SENT TO EMAIL LIST

Protestors march through Wauchope for the National Forest Uprising

Letitia Fitzpatrick, 13 February 2019

The Corn Trail is currently under consideration for inclusion on the State Heritage Register. Up to 200 vulnerable Greater Gliders are almost certain to die as a result of the logging, and the endangered rare Spotted Quoll, recently seen in the area, will also be put at risk. An Aboriginal scar tree has also been identified on the steep hillside up from the trail. Please comment on this article! Braidwood Bugle Forest Embassy The Coastwatchers Association National Parks Association of the ACT Canberra Bushwalking Club National Parks Association Milton Branch ANU Environment Collective ANU Law Students’ Society#2020LogOffNativeforest #NationalForestUprising

Forest Embassy Media Release 12 February 2019 with statements from the speakers at the National Forest Uprising rally on 13 February outside Parliament House Prof Don White, Chair of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, Peter Robertson, National Forest Campaigner for the Wilderness Society and Senator Janet Rice.

Going Bush – (22 mins video) Take a behind the scenes look at Australia’s forests, the people who work in them and the industry they support.

Dear Corn Trail supporters

There has been steady media following publicity of the logging next to the Corn Trail. Online links plus events and online actions to support the forests follow.

  • forest events coming up this and next week.
  • local film clips released by David Gallan 
  • print media links and attachments including a Greater Glider and Economics Fact sheet by Dr Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe AM   
  • vote for David Gallan’s spotted tailed quoll photo taken in Monga National Park at the top of the Corn Trail.
  • sign the online petition to Stop Native Forest Logging by 2020.
  • media and politicians contact sheet attached.

Events – National Forest Uprising Rally Wed13 Feb Noon (the day after the Stop Adani rally)

Please let your friends and family know about the National Forest Uprising Rally in Canberra this week on a sitting week at noon.  Speakers include Peter Robertson, National Campaign Manager and veteran forest campaigner from the Wilderness Society, Prof. Don White Chairperson Nature Conservation Council NSW and Janet Rice Greens Senator. Friends of the Forest (Mogo) and Braidwood people are attending with a Don’t Log the Corn Trail presence. Organised by the Forest Embassy based at Central Tilba.

StopAdani Climate Action Rally (Parliament House) Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 9AM – 10:30AM

National Forest Uprising Rally (Parliament House) Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 12PM – 1PM

Harry Laing’s letter to the Braidwood Times (attached).

Dr Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe AM  article on Greater Glider’s and economics re Corn Trail logging (attached).

John Studholme’s letter to the Canberra Times last year (attached).

Media and Politician contact sheet (attached) 

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