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Number 336 May 2016
Rosny Hill update, Forestry Tasmania’s FSC application stalls, Responsible firewood, Freycinet National Park plan, Fire in the Wilderness, Climate Change plan, Russell River degradation, Containing cats, World heritage mission, Roadkill, Tyre recycling
Director's Report: End of an era with the Launceston Environment Centre closing, Feedback on the TCT's logo, House of Representatives inquiry into conservation groups. Supreme Court case to stop Ansons Bay forest clearing. Bold initiatives read rewards. Dead dolphins and shonky governance. South Arm Primary School car tyre clean-up. Rosny Hill tourism development proposal. Decline of the eastern quoll in Tasmania - what role are feral cats playing? Keeping excessive numbers of cats and 'cat hoarding'. State budget funding for parks infrastructure. Tasmanian Cat Management Reference Group. Feedback wanted on the TCT logo.
Director's Report: Why ban duck shooting? Biosecurity Legislation Framework Review - now for some good news. Ansons Bay forest clearing disaster averted - for now. TCT's new fundraising coordinator. Recreational vehicle access to the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area. Has the Regional Forest Agreement been changed? Woodvine Nature Reserve fact file. Parks and Wildlife Service must protect Woodvine Nature Reserve. Islands - Leading the way on cat management. Let's do the time warp again - Senator Colbeck supports freezer-factor trawler. Biosecurity Legislation Framework Review. Lost trees imperil urban wildlife. We can protect wilderness and grow tourism jobs.
Director's Report. Introducing TCT president and new Council member. Cleaning up farmed salmon in Tasmania. Greens-Palmer deal: a roadblock for environmental one-stop shop. New Cat Managment Officer Kaylene Allan. Planning reform. Restore Skyline Tier. Economic benefit of government investment in irrigation. Species harvesting now allowed in 1.1million hectares of reserves. Statistics on battery use and recovery in Australia. A message to all mobile phone users from MobileMuster. TasWater's 1 billion investment in sewerage. Seven Mile Beach golf resort refused. TCT crossword.
Director's Report - 1080 use to continue under the new state government. Vale TCT members. Localised depletion still a problem for super-trawler proponents. Three Capes Track construction: concerns continue. Liberal party proposal for a moratorium on fracking. Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Bill 2014. Bruny Bird festival. State calls for development proposals for reserved land. 16th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference 2014. Forestry (Rebuilding the Forest Industry) Bill 2014. Tasmanian Waste Review. TCT crossword.
Director's Report - Unlock parks and World Heritage Areas, Mt Wellington, Waste Management strategy, Liberal Party policy to reopen tracks in the Arthur Pieman Area, Forestry opinion survey, Letter to the Editor.
Household Hazardous Waste. Why Tasmania needs an EDO. Pulp mill problems still paramount. Henry Mundy's lost music. Legislation to 'remove doubt' actually removes democratic rights. Goggin golf development likely to be refused - major victory for sensible planning. Revocation of part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Tassie's troubled waters. Emerging invasive species - Indian myna.
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