Pittwater Life

Moorings impact sea floor marine life

Moorings impact sea floor marine life
Nicole Chettle - Abc News

Sydney Harbour is becoming "cluttered" with boats, prompting the New South Wales Department of Transport to launch the first study into the impact of boat moorings on the health of the waterway.

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Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines

Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines
Steven Deare | Manly Daily

ELECTRICITY provider Ausgrid hopes to reduce complaints about trees being hacked near power lines by trialling the use of a chemical.
The utility is trialling the use of a tree growth retardant called paclobutrazol to stymie the growth of branches and keep them a safe distance from power lines.

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