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Offsets, what are they good for?

Offsets, what are they good for?

Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) is one of many organisations, private and public, that claim offsets constitute equal compensation when applying for Native Vegetation Clearance permits. So what are offsets and why are they not compensation for mature, old-growth vegetation? Find out.

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Large-scale road clearing helps worsen fires, floods

Large-scale road clearing helps worsen fires, floods

Australia has lost more mammal species than any other continent on the planet, and our country’s rate of species decline is among the highest in the developed world. The State of The Environment report says this is mainly due to the introduction of new non-native species, large-scale land clearing and the ongoing destruction of natural habitat.

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Survey results

Survey results

We have been running a survey on our website and we think now is good a time as any to reveal what the greater community are thinking.

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Can we afford to not value our iconic trees?

Can we afford to not value our iconic trees?

“…it needs to be acknowledged that trees and other plant species are valuable, and once lost, are almost impossible to replace”. It says a lot about our community that trees, like other assets, need to be defined by their monetary equivalent before they can be truly valued.

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A few wins in our first year of campaigning

A few wins in our first year of campaigning

One year has passed since the Safe and Scenic Toodyay Roads (SASTR) campaign began. This is the perfect time to reflect on what we have achieved and to see what the future holds for Toodyay Road and its environment.

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