Drought causing damage to Wingham Brush and its flying fox colony

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated October 24 2019 - 2:34am, first published October 9 2019 - 8:00am
Concerned: National Parks and Wildlife Services ranger, Michael Thomas at the Isabella Street entrance to Wingham Brush, where ash trees are dying off. Photo: Julia Driscoll

The situation for the flying fox maternity camp in the Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is "pretty dire", according to ranger Michael Thomas of the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.