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by maggie's farm
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus
Replies: 41
Views: 24119

Re: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus

Hi Angela, Many thanks for your reply. Yes, the reasons given for their removal are the same as those you've just given - noxious weed, seeds spread by birds, poisoning rivers etc. However, the five trees in question are heritage listed - just that the council has decided to de-list them so they can...
by maggie's farm
Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus
Replies: 41
Views: 24119

Re: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus

Thankyou. It seems that CL's are ubiquitously vilified in Oz. They really must have some redeeming features that I can argue for - beauty and shade clearly don't count.
by maggie's farm
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus
Replies: 41
Views: 24119

Re: WONS: New native weed- Eucalyptus

On the subject of native weeds - shouldn't Camphor Laurels be regarded as somewhat of a native now? As someone striving to stop the Bellingen Council from destroying five heritage 100 year old beautiful shade trees in the centre of town, I notice that all the negative attributes of Eucalypts are bei...