Lend a hand, possums

By Kath Gannaway | 19th July 2011 02:00:26 AM http://www.starnewsgroup.com.au/mail/mountain-views/301/story/137137.html Protesters braved icy cold rain to draw attention to what they say is destruction of high-conservation forest that will sound the death knell for...

Protesters march to save Vic forest

Link to video: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-18/protesters-march-to-save-vic-forest/2798004 Updated July 18, 2011 08:42:48 Local residents and environmentalists have protested at Sylvia Creek north-east of Melbourne in the hope of preventing mountain ash trees...

Rare possum ‘in trouble’

Adam Carey  July 23, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/rare-possum-in-trouble-20110722-1ht5y.html The Leadbeater’s possum will probably only last for another 30 to 40 years. Photo: Steven Siewert LOGGING has begun in native forest north-east of Melbourne...

Leadbeater’s patrol helps feed possums

BY MELISSA CUNNINGHAM 07 Jun, 2011 04:00 AM http://www.maroondahweekly.com.au/news/local/news/general/leadbeaters-patrol-helps-feed-possums/2186137.aspx   Snowy trek: Emma-Kate Campbell and Tony Schnaedelbach make the journey to feed possums. FOR the past two winters,...

VicForests investigates timber claim

Jared Lynch and Ben Butler June 11, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/business/vicforests-investigates-timber-claim-20110610-1fwwq.html A TIMBER merchant has been accused of putting Victorian jobs at risk by sending thousands of tonnes of wood salvaged after the deadly...