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Arkins Creek and Link Track

The implications of logging for Arkins Creek and Link Track are:

  • The loss of very natural landscapes.
  • Contribute to the fragmentation of the Carlisle State Park.
  • The construction of new logging roads will open up inaccessible regions to feral animals and weeds.
  • New logging roads will contribute to the deterioration of water quality in the Gellibrand catchment.
  • Clearfell Logging will increase the fire hazards to the areas. A large fire will cause a dramatic reduction in water yield from the area currently supplying water to Warrnambool and the dairy industry of South West Victoria.
  • Logging reduces water yield which impacts on low flow of the Gellibrand over summer when domestic water demand is at its highest.

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