North West koalas not protected despite NSW Koala Strategy, ecologist says

IN TROUBLE: Protecting core koala habitat is key to the survival of Australia’s much-loved marsupial, a Tamworth ecologist says.
Allowing broad-scale clearing again after 30 years of protection is “a real slap in the face for the family of Glen Turner, who gave his life trying to stop illegal clearing at Croppa Creek”, a Tamworth ecologist says. [Namoi Valley Independent]  … [follow link to original story…]