Revegetation work commences for dieback project!

Mark and Peter Rodwell, ripping contractors from Bombala with Lauren Van Dyke, Dieback Project Manager with new deep rip lines in foreground with backdrop of dead trees. Photo: Lachlan Ingram
Mark and Peter Rodwell, ripping contractors from Bombala with Lauren Van Dyke, Dieback Project Manager with new deep rip lines in foreground with backdrop of dead trees. Photo: Lachlan Ingram

The Upper Snowy Landcare Committee (USLC) have embarked on a large scale revegetation project amongst the dieback scarred hills between Cooma and Berridale and with funding from Local Land Services have put on an employee to manage the action.

Dieback project work has now commenced with contractors ripping 8ha of tree lines over four properties situated in the visual corridor of the Kosciuszko Highway. ¬†¬†Everyone who has driven this stretch of Highway will be familiar with the mass loss of mainly Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon or Manna Gum) trees along the ridges. These monster trees, that once provided refuge to a host of native and domestic animals, now effectively haunt the vast open landscape….

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