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Stories about "Doubleduke state forest":

Gully of Giants protectors face court

Forest protectors Valerie Thompson and Kashmir Miller face court in Ballina today, charged with a series of offences related to suspending logging works in the Doubleduke State Forest.

Greens MP says forest protector will be vindicated

Forest defender Valerie Thompson will today face court in Ballina after she was arrested for stopping forest operations in Doubleduke State Forest north of Grafton.

EPA puts Doubleduke logging on hold

The logging at Doubleduke State Forest has been the centre of protests for months and forest advocates are celebrating a win this week following an EPA order that FCNSW ‘cease operations’ across are while giant trees are properly mapped.

Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now

North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.

Police attempt to remove forest protector so ‘Gully Giants’ can be logged

The magnificent old trees in a grove known as the Gully of the Giants are still standing this morning. They might not be so lucky tomorrow.

EPA asked to reinstate protection for fire and climate refuge in Doubleduke

The North East Forest Alliance have described the decision by the Environment Protection Authority to remove a logging exclusion over an oldgrowth forest identified as a fire refuge in Doubleduke State Forest, west of Evans Head, a dereliction of duty and are calling for it to be urgently reinstated.

Forest defenders merry-go-round of camp sites 

Police, NSW Forestry and National Parks have all informed local forest protection activists that they are not welcome on public land, at a range of sites, to set up a ‘watch camp’ on logging activities of NSW Forestry at Doubleduke State Forest. 

Doubling down at Doubleduke State Forest

Locals up and down the coast of NSW are standing up to protect koalas, wildlife and forests and are the ones putting themselves on the line. A ‘watch camp’ is now being set up by locals at Doubleduke state forest, between Grafton and Casino.

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Rising Tide activists head to Justine Elliot’s office with kayaks

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