Mining threatens wildflowers

ALL OUR paddocks now have introduced flowering grasses and today, wild flowers can only be found in our bushland – most of it in bush around Toodyay that is marked for bauxite mining.

Pink Everlastings are starting to come back again – a few on the Dewar’s Pool-Bindoon Road, but there were lots here once, especially half way along the northern boundary of Poison Gully Reserve.

Blue orchids seem to grow in most of our bushlands.

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Ron Waters
Toodyay