Balingup Friends of the Forest

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE FRIENDS SHALL BE TO:

Preserve and restore the diversity, health and extent of the native forests and wildlife in the general vicinity of Balingup.

Respond to the Department of Conservation and Land Management's (CALM) statutory requirements for public consultation on proposed management plans, and participate in the consultative process adopted in CALM's overall objective for the management of native forest in the Forest Management Plan 1994-2003.

Assist members of the Donnybrook-Balingup Shire to participate in CALM's planning for and management of public lands, in particular those members of the local community adjacent to the Kerr State forest who will be affected by CALM's operations, including logging activities

Seek the reservation of Kerr State forest as a nature reserve.

Foster ecotourism in the Donnybrook-Balingup Shire by seeking the protection of the visual and recreational amenity of native forests and their wildlife values and the accrual of associated social and economic benefits to the local community.

Postal address:
PO Box 141 Balingup,
WA, 6253 Australia
Phone:
(08) 9756 2004

Website (out of date) http://members.westnet.com.au/robcass/