"birding Aus" <>
Fri, 18 Feb 00 09:08:53 +0930
A little more information on my email of yesterday.
According to the President of Litchfield Shire (on the outskirts of
Darwin) 1/4 of the total catchment of Darwin Harbour is to be blocked.
As Darwin Harbour is bigger than Sydney Harbour that's a sizeable loss.
The Amateur Fishing Ass has joined forces with local government to fight
Top End mangroves quite possibly have the richest diversity of
specialised mangrove birds in the world. With these mangroves will go
much access to that habitat.
Denise Goodfellow (Lawungkurr Maralngurra)
Ph/fax 08 89818492
PO Box 39373
WINNELLIE NT 0821, AUSTRALIA
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