In Depth

Tasmanian native forestry: clearfell, burn and sow in the Mutual Valley near Derby, but at what cost?

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated March 16 2022 - 7:47am, first published April 27 2021 - 6:00pm
A eucalyptus regnan in coupe CC161B, scheduled for clearfelling at some stage in 2021. Environmental groups say the existence of these trees in clearfelling areas "flies in the face" of arguments that the areas have experienced a similar scale of logging in the past. Picture: Craig George

Light filters through a canopy of eucalyptus regnans and peppermint gums. Looking up from their wide, moss-covered bases, it's difficult to see the tops of these tall trees.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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