Blockade protects old growth forests in Granite Mountain, East Gippsland

This morning we’ve established a peaceful blockade within old growth forests at Granite Mountain in East Gippsland. Our brave conservationist is suspended 20m above the ground in a tree sit blocking entry into the logging coupe. Despite 3500 people writing to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews calling on him to stop these logging operations, his governmentContinue reading “Blockade protects old growth forests in Granite Mountain, East Gippsland”

Logging stopped as another protest in Baw Baw begins

Following our forest blockade in September, members of community group Forest Conservation Victoria have established another blockade at a logging coupe near Mt Baw Baw. A conservationist is suspended in a tree sit 20m off the ground, halting the machines from logging. This area is another example of high conservation value forest being decimated byContinue reading “Logging stopped as another protest in Baw Baw begins”

Logging continues in Baw Baw despite presence of giant old growth trees

Last week after three days of preventing logging a member of Forest Conservation Victoria was arrested having been suspended from a tall tree which was attached to logging machinery, at a Forest blockade near Mt Baw Baw. The important forest area provides habitat for threatened species and sadly, the logging machines are now continuing toContinue reading “Logging continues in Baw Baw despite presence of giant old growth trees”

Forest blockade setup in Baw Baw

Members of community group Forest Conservation Victoria have established a peaceful blockade at Mt Baw Baw in threatened species habitat where they are currently logging. A person is suspended in a tree sit 25m off the ground, preventing logging in high conservation value forest. The area of forest marked for logging contains many large hollow-bearingContinue reading “Forest blockade setup in Baw Baw”