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2000 conservation volunteers sign up to investigate land clearing

CONCERNS have been raised about the approach of the Australian Conservation Foundation after a letter was sent to a New South Wales producer enquiring about some “potentially illegal” land clearing.

As first reported in The Australian, ACF volunteers detected the clearing on a satellite and sent a letter to the producers asking if had a permit for it. The farmer said it was part of a vegetation plan to control native invasive species.

The letter was part of new program the ACF undertaking with 2000 volunteers signing up to scan through satellite images looking for significant changes…

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