Tag: Wombat State Forest

Sheep rescued after eight years in the Wombat State Forest

The fourth lost sheep survivor of a truck rollover near Daylesford eight years ago has been located and reunited with its mates at Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary.

‘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.

Protesting anti-protest laws

Victoria’s anti-protest laws targeting forest protectors were contested through a state-wide survey action for threatened flora and fauna on Saturday.

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...

Forests and parks remain closed to visitors

Following the severe weather and storm event last week, the Wombat State Forest, the northern part of Lerderderg State Park, Macedon Regional...