Marcel Van Wijk

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Bushcare suspends activities as vandalism continues unabated

ENVIRONMENTAL vandals’ deliberate and unrelenting attack on decades of work by volunteers at Sandon Point and other significant coastal sites in Wollongong’s north shows no sign of slowing down. So much has the problem grown, frustrated volunteers from the Sandon Point Bushcare Group have decided to suspend their valuable environment work until Wollongong City Council … Continue reading

Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy to mark 12 years

THE Sandon Point Bushcare’s final session for the year will be held at Sandon Point and McCauley Beach this Sunday. At Sandon the group will be removing weeds around the southern side of the headland from 10am until midday. At McCauley Beach from 3pm, more native grasses will be planted along the edge of the … Continue reading

Bushcare volunteers soldier on despite guerrilla campaign

By MICK ROBERTS. THE Sandon Point Bushcare Group gather at Sandon Point this Sunday as the guerrilla campaign against more than 15 years of voluntary work in the area continues unabated. The group will gather this Sunday on the southern side on Sandon Point from 10am, finishing around midday and later gathering at McCauley’s Beach … Continue reading

Radical plan could deter environmental vandals

By MICK ROBERTS. RADICAL measures could be put in place by Wollongong City Council in an effort to kerb increasing tree vandalism in the northern Illawarra. Ward One Greens Councillor Jill Merrin is calling for Council to urgently initiate a public education campaign on the benefits of native vegetation after The Bulli Times revealed earlier … Continue reading

Environmental terrorism declared on Bushcare sites

By MICK ROBERTS. ENVIRONMENTAL terrorism has been declared on Bushcare sites in the Bulli area with a determined assault on beachside plantings, threatening sensitive coastal vegetation and destroying years of voluntary work. The Bulli Times can reveal that a coordinated assault by a group of local residents has been underway on bushland restoration work from … Continue reading

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