1080 a horrorshow

To: "Jon and Fiona Hall" <>, "birding aus" <>
Subject: 1080 a horrorshow
From: "Ian Clark" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 21:59:38 +1000
> I think that's a bit harsh on 1080.  If you visit places in WA - like
> Dryandra and Perup reserves - where 1080 has been used to poison foxes for
> number of years the results speak for themselves.  Native fauna are
> and you get an idea of what the whole country would have been like before
> the fox and cat became so well established.
> I also find it hard to believe that any forestry company would bother to
> 1080 down: I cannot see any possible benefit to them in doing so.
> Jon
Sad  but true  Jon
1080 is frequently  used to mop up any remaining  mammals like wallabies
that might  damage  the new planting  of  a crop  of Blue gums or Pines .
 I think Forestry  in Tassie  is an environmentalists  nightmare

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