Tag: Wombat Forestcare

Wombat Forest habitat at risk

Wombat Forestcare is continuing its call for VicForests to cease storm damage salvage works in the Wombat State Forest and for the state government to fast-track the creation of a new Wombat-Lerderderg National Park.

‘Legislate the parks’: Enviro groups call for end to logging

More than 50 regional, state and national environment groups have signed an open letter to Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan, calling for an immediate end to logging in the west of Victoria and the legislation of three promised National Parks.

Forest conservationists fear union wants logging to return

An alliance of local conservation groups has condemned a proposal made by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union to source sawlogs for paper...

Campaign to protect the forest

In just six weeks Wombat Forestcare has raised more than $12,000 for a campaign to stop VicForests’ salvage logging operations in the Wombat State...

Snap rally to stop logging

More than 50 people attended a snap rally in Gisborne on Friday to voice their concerns about VicForests’ salvage logging in the...

Forest furore

Victoria's Conservation Regulator is assessing a number of allegations of non-compliance with timber harvesting laws in the Wombat State Forest.

Stakes high for forests

In the same week that the Victorian Government announced permanent protections for Victoria’s three new national parks, the government also flagged new...

Logging disrupted

VicForests’ storm recovery works in the Wombat State Forest are continuing despite temporary disruption from anti-logging protesters last Monday.

Forest clearing angers

As 'salvage logging' gets under way in the Wombat State Forest, local residents have raised the alarm over the nature and intent...

A new national park

Three new national parks will be created following the Victorian Government's tabling of its response to the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s Central...

Forest frustration

More than 40 state, national and international groups are calling on the state government to accept recommendations for new national parks in the state’s...

Exploration shock – Residents protest gold drilling in the Wombat

Blackwood residents protested in the Wombat State Forest last week after they discovered mining company Currawong Resources had begun exploratory drilling for gold. Residents said...

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