Hodgman government will push Swift Parrot closer to extinction with new logging legislation

Media Alert 16 March 2017

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The Bob Brown Foundation

Tasmanian Conservation Trust

Birdlife Tasmania


Today, the Tasmanian government plans to debate new logging legislation, legislation that will allow logging in 356,000 hectares of high conservation value forests across Tasmania.

Conservationists will hold a press conference at 1pm today to highlight the threat to the critically endangered Swift Parrot if this legislation passes through Tasmania’s Parliament.

Press Conference with Peter McGlone, Tasmanian Conservation Trust, Dr Eric Woehler, Birdlife Tasmania and Jenny Weber, The Bob Brown Foundation.

Today (16 March 2017) at 1pm.
Hobart Parliament Lawns.


Contact
Jenny Weber
0427 366 929


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