Kuark Forests

East Gippsland logging faces fresh court challenge over endangered species

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Activists have launched legal action against VicForests, alleging it is not properly protecting species such as the Yellow-bellied Glider are to be logged Photo: Ed Hill, Goongerah Environment Centre

Victoria's logging regime is facing a new legal challenge, this time over alleged failures to properly detect and protect endangered species in East Gippsland forest slated for harvesting.

Rare ferns, rainforest species found in Victorian forest earmarked for logging, environment group says

Monday, July 20, 2015

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Kuark Forest, outside Orbost, has been earmarked for logging. ABC News: Elise Kinsella

Rare ferns and rainforest species have been discovered in a part of the Eastern Victoria region that is earmarked for logging, according to an environment group.