‘Extreme step’: conservationists halt old-growth logging in far east Gippsland

ABC News, Australia
October 31, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: International

Legal action has forced state logging agency VicForests to suspend logging in the Kuark forest in far east Gippsland for at least a month. The environment group Flora and Fauna Research Collective sought an injunction in the Supreme Court to prevent logging in the Princess Cut coupe north of Orbost. The group was asked to put forward a detailed case for protection of the old growth forest at a court hearing next month. VicForests maintained the logging program complied with regulations.

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