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Eucalyptus mannifera

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Eucalyptus mannifera at Majura, ACT - 6 Jul 2019
Eucalyptus mannifera at Majura, ACT - 6 Jul 2019
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Identification history

Eucalyptus mannifera 24 Jul 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Eucalyptus mannifera 8 Jul 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 7 Jul 2019 SilkeSma

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This appeared about 6 month ago (second photo is from early Dec 2018 when I first spotted the scar). Does anybody know if it's made by the local indigenous people?

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michaelb wrote:
   8 Jul 2019
Hi Silke
You might like to contact Samantha Ning. She is a ranger and the Tree Protection Officer with the ACT Government. She also works with the Ngunnawal people with regard to scar trees.
SilkeSma wrote:
   8 Jul 2019
Thanks Michael, I'll do that.
   8 Jul 2019
With new growth on the edge of the scar, I suspect it is quite recent. All the more reason to contact the ranger.
waltraud wrote:
   25 Jul 2019
Over the past half year or so the Fire unit cut a lot of branches and also wattles etc that were overhanging / too close to tracks particularly fire and maintenance tracks. Perhaps this was part of the operation? I'd suggest to checking whether timber was cut in the vicinity along tracks etc; also PCS rangers should know whether the Fire unit was working in that area.
SilkeSma wrote:
   25 Jul 2019
I've contacted Samantha Ning, the ACT Tree Protection Officer and she has talked to the Aboriginal Liaison Officer. They say it's a newly scarred tree, quite well done and would have been done to make a shield or a Coolamon but they aren't sure who did it. There is now discussion on how to protect these new artefacts.

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 6 Jul 2019 12:00 AM Recorded on
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