A town meeting about intensive logging scheduled for Newry State Forest is on tonight in Bellingen.
The meeting will be held at Sourced Salvaged Studio on Hyde St (Carl Foster’s garage) from 6.30pm.
There will also be music from 6pm and at the close, from Joe Newton and Rhiannon Bright. Chai, coffee and food will be available.
Thirteen compartments of Newry State Forest and Little Newry State Forest are scheduled for intensive logging. According to conservation group Forest Ecology Alliance (FEA), Forestry Corporation of NSW have not yet released specific information such as ecology studies, soil reports or logging commencement dates.
FEA have conducted ecological surveys in the scheduled compartments for the past six months.