Logging on a property of high ecological significance at Limpinwood is causing grave concerns for locals and all people who care about native wildlife, habitat for rare and threatened species, cultural heritage, and corridor connectivity to World Heritage Areas.
Unauthorised works happened on this property in 2014. Read the back story.
On 7 September 2017 Council resolved to call on the state government to investigate the logging activities on the property and to consider revoking the Private Native Forestry licence. Memo to Mayor. Council meeting minutes.
Echo article 13 September Limpinwood logging destroying koala habitat
Echo article 14 September EPA stops logging at Limpinwood for inspection
Echo article 20 September Tweed Council looks at prosecution over Limpinwood logging
Tweed Shire Council meeting 26 October Resolution
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton www.nsw.gov.au/ministerupton
Member for Lismore Thomas George Thomas.George@parliament.nsw.gov.au
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest firstname.lastname@example.org
Express your concerns and ask for:
* An Immediate halt to the logging operation
* Delegation of authority for compliance to Tweed Council
* A comprehensive audit of environmental, cultural heritage and safety issues with the licence
* Revoking of the Hewittville licence for logging at Limpinwood
* More detailed studies prior to all Private Native Forestry Agreement approvals