Saturday December 5th, International Day of the Volunteer, was host to a Forum on the Biodiversity of western Sydney (the Cumberland Plain). The Forum was held in Luddenham, and attracted over 60 people, which was a fantastic turn out for an environmental event in western Sydney.
Six presentations were given to the audience, including Peter Ridgeway from Greater Sydney Local Land Services, on the topic of Old Growth trees. Pete explained that 80% of Sydney’s old growth remains in a handful of trees in the west, and showed some amazing photos of examples.[Read more…]