Higher resolution technology results in higher tree clearing stats

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
January 4 2022 - 10:00am
AgForce CEO Mike Guerin and Resources Minister Scott Stewart pore over maps on the open downs country around Ilfracombe. Picture: Vol Norris

The latest satellite snapshot of land clearing in Queensland - the Statewide Landcover and Trees Survey - should put paid to "outlandish claims by greenies" that the state is a deforestation hotspot, according to AgForce CEO Michael Guerin.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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