Midland Highway upgrades north of Campbell Town to see loss of at least 520 trees

Adam Holmes
November 15 2021 - 4:00am
The orange dots represent trees with trunks greater than one metre in diameter that will be chopped down, the purple is for trees with trunks greater than 60 centimetres to be removed. Image: Jacobs Australia
The orange dots represent trees with trunks greater than one metre in diameter that will be chopped down, the purple is for trees with trunks greater than 60 centimetres to be removed. Image: Jacobs Australia

The government plans to remove at least 520 trees including threatened woodland as part of works to widen sections of the Midland Highway north of Campbell Town for median barriers, more U-turn areas and an overtaking lane.

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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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