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NATIVE FORESTS

September 12 2011: Just 1% of Central Highlands Old Growth Survives

1. General Information - Report on current forest harvesting

2. Pressures on Victoria's Rainforests

3. Leadbeater's Possum

4. Wood Pulp Agreement Act

5. Map of logging area

6. Anti-competitive trade practices?

7. Recent photos

8. Reflex Copy Paper's main native forest woodchip source 1995-2003

9.MORE PHOTOS (Added Oct. 2001) PartI PartII PartIII

 

Photos from Reflexwatch archives:

Logging in Central Highlands. Habitat tree destroyed. Feb. 1996. Logging in Leadbeater possum habitat.

Clearfell logging area. Armstrong Creek. Central Highlands. 2000. Note: Sediment loads from road next to waterway.

South face of Mt. Baw Baw. 2001. Chips to Maryvale Mill?

Old Eucalypts logged. Christmas Creek track. May 2001. Chips from these logs likely to be for Maryvale pulp mill.

Central Highlands coupe. Logged Feb. 1996. Vulnerable and unprotected so called habitat tree. Chips most likely for packaging or office paper.

 

Thomson catchment May 2001. Logging of young Mountain Ash for Reflex copy paper.

South face of Mt. Baw Baw. Recent napalming of young Mountain ash for Reflex copy paper. May 2001.

Armstrong catchment. Roading damage. 2000. Disturbed soil goes into Melbourne's water supply.