Bethungra farmer Ashley Hermes fears the loss of native trees from Viridis Ag, CEFC clearing operations

Emma Horn
Updated April 11 2019 - 8:31am, first published April 9 2019 - 4:30pm
Bulldozers take to vegetation on the Englefields Plain farm in Bethungra. Picture: Caroline Hermes
Bulldozers take to vegetation on the Englefields Plain farm in Bethungra. Picture: Caroline Hermes

A Bethungra farmer has described "looking over the fence with horror" over the past several months, as corporate and federally-funded bulldozers took to the centuries-old trees beside his property.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch. emma.horn@austcommunitymedia.com.au