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February 25, 2021

Where to with Tallowood Estate?

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Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

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Deborah Lilly, Mullumbimby

When is a Tallowood Ridge not a Tallowood Ridge? The answer to this question will depend on whether Byron Shire Council (BSC), community, and Friends of Mooibal Spur (FOMS) can pull together to save what’s left of these ‘protected’ tallowood and other old growth trees on the ridgeline.

BSC is an honourable institution and they’ve presumed big old-growth trees will be cared for by private owners on small lots. My heart has been devastated by the destruction of noble trees, some of the most magnificent in Mullumbimby.

The remaining more-than-human trees are the commons and need the love, care, and custodianship of community – on public, common land. Councillors, please respect our heritage and that of generations to come when voting for the future of these giant trees on Mooibal Spur this Thursday.

The FOMS inaugural picnic will be held on Saturday April 13, 3–5pm behind Quail Way and is an opportunity for discussion and coming together in connectedness. All welcome.


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