Monthly Archives: May 2013

!!!!!! DAY 300 !!!!

Hi all , Wow don’t know what to say after 300 days ,,, A big thank you goes out to all that have been out to the Leard State Forest 20 min north of Boggabri NSW and all those that have been supporting the camp and the Forest form a far, Thank you to all, […]

Day 291. Gaining Ground

With the promise of much needed rain  in the region brings hope for the farmers. Canola, Lucerne and other  crops need water  to grow, some of the farmers where able to irrigate there crops from bores, but where stopped 15 to 20 years ago, The Coal mines had other ideas for the water, knowing three  open cut mines will drop the underground water […]

Day 278

One of the common ideas about rural and regional perceptions of coal and gas issues is that while farmers tend to defend their land, townspeople don’t care because they don’t have to deal with the impacts. That idea was put to bed last Monday at the Crossing Theatre in Narrabri that brought around 150 people […]

Day 272

NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee said approval of the mining projects show that responsible mining, rigorously assessed and properly managed, can continue to deliver jobs, investment and economic growth for NSW. A couple of weeks ago, a visitor dropped into our bush camp stationed on the edge of the Leard State Forest. “It’s very difficult […]