Media release

VEAC proposals for management of river red gum forests

Release: July 2007

The Environmental Farmers Network welcomes the release for comment of the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council Draft proposals for the management of Red Gum Forests across Northern Victoria.
The Council’s investigations and  consultation has been comprehensive and the resulting Draft Proposals Paper recommendations would appear to take regard of present and future risk management in the protection these natural assets.
EFN has appreciated the opportunity to submit and comment on our concerns regarding the management of public land in the study area and applauds the general thrust of the recommendations.
EFN will be taking up the opportunity to further comment on this draft paper and encourages individuals and organizations to play a similar role in this, the final stage of the River Red Gum Forests Investigation.

 

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