- Western Highway. Save the trees – yes! “Alternative,” damaging route – no!
- VicRoads’ continued war on trees: 90 Endangered Strzelecki Gums lined up
- Melbourne Metro Rail Project to inflict considerable damage to St Kilda Rd and the Domain Parklands
- SaveRoadsideTrees.com brought to public attention!
- 100 year old Lemon Scented Gum being removed on Flemington Rd, Melbourne
Louise Costa on Western Highway. Save the tree… macinverts on Western Highway. Save the tree… Judy Cameron on Western Highway. Save the tree… Michelle Bennett on VicRoads’ continued war… Angie Gallagher on Melbourne Metro Rail Project t…
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From Nicola Provan. The duplication of the Princes Highway in the section between Winchelsea and Colac (38 km) involves the destruction of many kilometres of old roadside plantings, unless the public – no doubt up to now poorly informed, apart from … Continue reading
Horsham Rural City Council is also encountering problems with VicRoads. Horsham residents have not necessarily identified environmental problems associated with the Horsham Bypass, but the underlying issues involved in dealing with VicRoads seem to be a common complaint. Read what the Mayor had to say:
VicRoads has been cutting down thousands of large trees on the Princes Highway and nearby roads in Gippsland , citing “Safety.” Again, safety is important but it must be remembered that we share the planet with other species, and that we … Continue reading
From John Bowman, Ocean Grove resident. VicRoads owns the the roadside reserve and has drawings to eventually duplicate Grubb Road or build a bike track. In themselves these may not be bad things, but they shouldn’t be at the expense … Continue reading
VicRoads said that many “locations between Traralgon and Longwarry in Gippsland involved the ‘complete removal’ of all trees within median strips between traffic lanes.” From http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/219410/roadside-hazards-cut/ Quotes from the article, now becoming all-too-familiar around Victoria. Something must be done to rein in VicRoads’ … Continue reading
Letter from Graeme Wilkie. VicRoads has removed vegetation and placed netting over the rocks on the Great Ocean Road escarpment north of Lorne. Habitat value and amenity destroyed. Surf Coast Times Thursday 16 July 2015. There are reports that a peregrine … Continue reading
This article is from the Ararat Advertiser, journalist: Ben Kimber. 11 August 2015. There is a poll attached to the article about whether a new EES should be required. Please check it and vote Yes. Western Highway duplication: WHAM calls … Continue reading
This website will be the on-line home of the statewide network which is working to protect remnant vegetation along our roads and highways in Victoria. Areas of high conservation vegetation are being destroyed by VicRoads, the government authority responsible for … Continue reading