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by Julene
Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Call to Stand
Replies: 23
Views: 7253

Call to Stand

Hi all, Hopefully most of you are aware of another “Peter” – that is, Peter Spencer and his “Tower of Hope”. In brief, Peter Spencer has had most of his land (Shannons Flats in NSW, near Canberra) locked up by native vegetation laws. He pursued this legally and, after getting nowhere, decided to hun...
by Julene
Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Stealing
Replies: 8
Views: 4121

Hi gbell, Or maybe we'll end up as a country of tree-growers and nothing else (importing our food at exorbitant prices)! gwmbox, I hear what you are saying. Let’s brainstorm. I think the momentum has to come from the rural landholders/farmers who are trying to follow Peter’s ideas. The process has a...
by Julene
Wed Jan 20, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Stealing
Replies: 8
Views: 4121

Lack of compensation under environmental laws

Dear gwmbox, Farmers ARE uniting! Along with lots of people who are very concerned by how property rights are being destroyed by environmental legislation! The best known case is Peter Spencer (although it took 40+ days of hunger to get into the mainstream media - and even then there were a number o...
by Julene
Wed Jan 20, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: Lobby Tony Abbott
Replies: 6
Views: 3747

Tony Abbott

Hello there! I am going ahead with my plan to send a copy of Peter's book to each of Tony Abbott and Barnaby Joyce. (I have ordered the books and am waiting for them to come in the post.) I'll send a letter as well and will attach it to this forum once I've finished writing it. I feel hopeful that t...
by Julene
Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: Lobby Tony Abbott
Replies: 6
Views: 3747

Tony Abbott

Here is the link to Tony Abbott's full speech on the environment: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/politics/full-text-of-tony-abbotts-address-to-the-sydney-institute/story-e6frgczf-1225819327681 His green army might be ok - if they don't go around spraying the hell out of every single weed! He's goin...
by Julene
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: Lobby Tony Abbott
Replies: 6
Views: 3747

Lobby Abbott

I see that Tony Abbott will be unveiling his environmental plan tonight. Have been thinking about sending him a copy of Peter's book. (Also to Barnaby.) Hope it's not too late!
by Julene
Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: willow alternatives
Replies: 60
Views: 16840

Willow alternatives

Hello,
I have white cedar seedlings to give away, if anyone in my area wants them. I have more than I can plant out before they get rootbound. I also have red cedars and some hoop pines. The farm is on the Bruce Highway, north of Gympie, if anyone is passing through......
Cheers,
Julene
by Julene
Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Agroforestry
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Agroforestry

Hello, While googling Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica), I came across this journal article from the Australian Institute of Biology (a professional organisation for biologists) from 1998: http://www.aibiol.org.au/news/journal/fodder.html Here are a couple of sections: "Agroforestry is, in my opinio...