Round Three in the battle to save our native forests

The North East Forest Alliance (NEFA), remembered for their unswerving campaign over many decades to protect the old growth and high conservation value forests (HCV) of NE NSW has fired a first shot over the bow of the state government in what is set to become round three of the historic fight to save our public forests from unsustainable logging. From an article in the Nimbin Good Times by Aidan Ricketts.

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Issues

When I sat down to write a submission to the Wingham Forestry Management Area Environmental Impact Statement in 1992, little did I imagine that 23 years later I would still be waging a battle of words in an effort to see the magnificent forests of north-east NSW protected from destruction.

In those 23 years I have seen way too many magical places destroyed by logging. I have seen areas frequented by Koalas cleared and burnt and forests that were once home to mysterious creatures like Greater Gliders gone for woodchips.

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