'We just watch as our land degenerates and degenerates'

John Ellicott
Updated August 16 2019 - 8:22am, first published 8:04am
North-West NSW has been at the centre of many illegal clearing prosecutions even though farmers are trying to stem the march of invasive species and weeds. Photos courtesy of Moree Champion.
North-West NSW has been at the centre of many illegal clearing prosecutions even though farmers are trying to stem the march of invasive species and weeds. Photos courtesy of Moree Champion.

It's a huge turnaround but the devil will be in the detail, says a northern NSW farmer about the new native vegetation directive from the NSW Government that could see hundreds of native veg prosecutions dropped.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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