Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Tree Clearing Is Enviro-Vandalism

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Tree Clearing Is Enviro-Vandalism

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WHAT a view we all had from Woodend; a perfect picture of wonderful gum trees at least 100 years old or more! The trees where home to kookaburras, cockatoos and many other birds that loved them.

The wonderful gum trees that were once there have now been ripped out of the ground and lay dead on the ground. Two weeks ago I could hear machinery across the river at the back of the railway museum I went out the back and I could not believe my eyes these old majestic gum trees had been ripped out of the ground. One tree put up a fight for about 15 minutes! I call it environmental vandalism.

KATHLEEN HEER

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