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Stories about "native forest":
Forest advocacy group Nativesrule is turning its attention to the north coast, with its campaign truck travelling through through the Cowper, Page and Richmond...
North coast environment groups have praised the state opposition for ruling a line through the government’s plan to use woodchips from local forests to fuel furnaces in the pursuit of so-called renewable energy.
A multi-million-dollar vegetation mapping system that has proved overwhelmingly defective is just the latest in a series of threats to the state’s native vegetation, particularly on the north coast, say key environmentalists.
The state government has released a new draft land-clearing code that would allow landholders to largely determine what vegetation they can remove and what they need to keep. It is also changing regulations to allow forest logs to be burnt for electricity.