Coastal Dune Management

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Storm brewing over beach dune plantings

By MICK ROBERTS AN Illawarra environmentalist has slammed calls to remove vegetation from Illawarra beaches, saying the plantings stabilise the dunal systems and protects the coastline from erosion. Former Greens Federal MP for Cunningham Michael Organ said dune stabilisation is a vital part of coastal protection, and the work of previous councils and government instrumentalities … Continue reading

Beaches swallowed by vegetation

By MICK ROBERTS COASTAL wattle is swallowing up northern Illawarra’s beaches, causing erosion problems, lost beach amenity and unsafe swimming conditions, claims Sandon Point’s Michael Zaracostas. Mr Zaracostas says under the banner of “dune stabilisation”, uncontrolled plant invasion is impractical and dangerous. He is heading a campaign to completely clear plantings, which, he says breaches … Continue reading

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