This area is made up of three private blocks running parallel to Newbridge Street. In numbers of Coral Trees it has been the most we have had to clear up to this time. We commenced work in July 2013 and finished in December 2013.
11 July 2013-Area behind 18-24 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013-Area behind 20-26 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013-This is behind 26 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013-Creek behind about 22 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013- Behind 22 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013-Behind 26 Newbridge Street.
11 July 2013-Behind 24 Newbridge Street.
1 August 2013-All along the creek Corals are dying after poisoning.
14 September 2013-More Corals have been cut down-these are cut into manageable lengths and carried to the piles.
20 September 2013-Logs blocking the creek were winched out of the creek today and some of the trees in the photo have been cut down.
20 September 2013-6 Coral Trees cut down and removed, looking upto 26-28 Newbridge Street.
19 September 2013-A Large section of exotic Cassia has been removed and three smaller Coral Trees tangled up with the Cassia are gone.
19 September 2013-This eastern end has been cleared of Coral Trees and planting of Indigenous Native plants has begun.
5 October 2013-Behind 24-26 Newbridge Street-Corals cleared.
5 October 2013-Last of the Corals cut down behind 28 Newbridge Street.
7 October 2013-Looking North East at 16/18/20 Newbridge Street. Clearing almost finished, we need to cut stumps off.
26 October 2013-What a difference it makes when the piles of Coral Trees are gone.
26 October 2013-This is the area behind 16-22 Newbridge Street, only the stumps need to be cut off to finish and then more planting can be done.
26 October 2013-Steve Cubis Tree Services so very kindly donated his time and machinery to pick up the Coral trees that have been cut down.
26 October 2013-I am cutting up the last large tree while Steve fills another truckload.
26 October 2013-We are gradually working along this bank cutting stumps down to a lower level.
26 October 2013-The 2 very large Coral Trees are down and cut up for removal.
26 October 2013-Steve Cubis in the excavator loading Les Armstrong’s Lousiville. Les kindly took a couple of loads to the tip for us.
2 November 2013-This is the southern side looking west finally cleared of all Coral trees and cleared of waste. This is behind 24-26 Newbridge Street.
2 November 2013-This is the southern side looking to the East. This is also cleared of Coral Trees and the waste disposed of.
2 November 2013-This is the Northern side behind 24-26 Newbridge Street-some stumps to be cut back and final removal of the last Coral tree waste.
14 November 2013-Minor flooding after 2 storms.
14 November 2014-Minor flooding behind 16-18 Newbridge Street.
17 November 2013-Eastern end all clear now.
17 November 2013- Central section ready now for planting.
17 November 2013-Western section also clear now.
29 November 2013- Planting of about 120 trees and shrubs has been done so far.
29 November 2013-All Clearing done-plants have gone in. In the foreground was a very large Lantana bush and about 3 utility loads of steel, wood,glass,foam etc.
29 November 2013-Lower section in creek bank to be planted out next week with swamp loving trees.
29 November 2013-This section has been planted out, lets hope they all grow.
9 December 2013-Coral Tree has fallen into creek after storm. I have cut the top out of the tree, now we have to try and cut the remainder into sections that we can remove from the creek.
9 December 2013-We have planted out this section with about 60 Rainforest Trees.
9 December 2013- I made a table and stool in the hope people would have a place to relax and enjoy the creek and nature. This is at the end of Crown Street.