Dieback is a massive problem in Australian forests. There are several types of dieback but the one that currently occurs through schlerophyll forests on public and private lands in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland is called Bell Miner Associated Dieback (BMAD). We think it would be more appropriately named as Logging Associated Dieback.
These forests are regionally important for plant and animal conservation, water catchment management, tourism and the production of honey and timber. This form of dieback is of national significance as it is spreading through forest ecosystems in eastern Australia.
Jim Morrison - President of NCEC discusses BMAD
For more information about BMAD, please follow these links
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Formed in 1976, we are the peak umbrella environment group in northern NSW. We cover the area from the Hunter to the Tweed and west to the New England Highway. We also actively support other campaigns further afield. We receive no government funding and have no paid staff or central office. Our members and office-bearers work around the region, often travelling large distances to assist others as we organise in our defence of the environment and the communities it sustains.
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