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An alternative vision for South Coast forests — free public forum, Moruya, April 4

March 28, 2022

Internationally acclaimed forest ecologist Professor David Lindenmayer is headline speaker at a public forum in Moruya next Monday, April 4, called to discuss on the future of native forest management on the South Coast.  The forum, titled An Alternative Vision for South Coast Forests,...

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Robust accounting key for successful farm carbon and biodiversity markets

March 22, 2022

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes the NSW Government’s $125 million Primary Industries Productivity and Abatement Program. [1]  “The farm sector has an enormous role to play in tackling the climate and extinction crises,” NCC Chief Executive Chris Gambian said.  “The Primary Industries Productivity and Abatement...

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Forestry Corp fined $45,000 for logging habitat trees in Mogo State Forest

March 15, 2022

NSW Forestry Corporation logging contractors cut down at least 70 mature habitat trees in Mogo State Forest on the South Coast in clear contravention of post-fire logging regulations, a NSW Environment Protection Authority investigation has found.  The EPA has ordered Forestry Corporation to pay...

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Save our forests and save taxpayers a small fortune

March 15, 2022

Logging native forests is not only driving species to extinction, the NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report shows it is also costing taxpayers millions of dollars.   In 2020-21, the native forestry arm of the NSW Government’s logging company lost $20 million and prospects of it...

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Federal listing of yellow-bellied gliders as threatened is another reason to end native forest logging in NSW

March 07, 2022

The listing of the yellow-bellied glider in southeast Australia as vulnerable to extinction [1] is another reason to end native forest logging in NSW.   Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley has listed the iconic species as vulnerable on the advice of the Federal Threatened Species Scientific Committee.  The listing of the yellow-bellied glider comes just weeks after the minister increase the threatened...

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Federal government must not reward illegal land clearers with carbon credits

March 04, 2022

The Federal Government must maintain carbon offset rules that exclude regrowth on illegally cleared land and the planting of weed species from the national carbon credit scheme.   The government yesterday begun a public consultation asking stakeholders whether the exclusion applied to illegal and...

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