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April 12, 2021

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Deborah Lilly, Mullumbimby

As the Tallowood Estate spreads its little boxes westwood along the verdant valley toward Wollumbin, there remains at its heart one magnificent Motherlode tree. Already the roots are crowned with a semi-circular stone wall, creating a bower beneath its branches where family picnics, community gatherings and courting couples might while away enchanted hours. This is Mother Nature’s gift to estate dwellers.

The developer is willing to do a deal with council so that open space requirements can be juggled and this fragment of an ancient ecosystem and its tall tree be preserved for the people in a public park, pledged and protected forever. Councillors, this is your chance to do a beautiful thing. Please vote for Option 3 and yes to the Motherlode Tree at Thursday’s meeting. Thank you.


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  1. We could vote for a new Council in giving a developer three options against the people of this area when the Council is supposed to be green.

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