Imagine coming home to find trees you planted on your property or marvelled at over the years for their natural beauty had been butchered.
How would you feel if the historic trees lining your town’s main street were cut almost to the trunk?
These are the situations confronting locals across the Hills with ETSA Utilities contractors working in the region to clear vegetation around powerlines.
It must be galling for property owners to watch on as the chainsaws cut away, as has happened in some cases, almost half of a tree on their land leaving it lopsided and disfigured.
In its heyday Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary was a byword for environmental innovation. Dr John Wamsley gained a well-deserved reputation for turning the degraded dairy farm into a feral animal-free habitat for the conservation of endangered Australian wildlife, including platypuses. Now the 10ha property is less than a third of its Read More »
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