New trees planted block some Tilligerry residents’ water views FEATURED Medowie & Tilligerry News Of The Area Tilligerry Peninsular by News Of The Area - Modern Media - October 3, 2019 The screen of trees to be removed along the Peace Pde foreshore. PORT Stephens Council has, for the last five years planted some 1500 trees throughout the Shire to maintain and enhance corridors for koalas. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or firstname.lastname@example.org Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Currently they are linking Tanilba’s forested foreshore to Sunset Point with a new feeding and breeding strip of eucalypts as the old swamp mahogany trees are nearing their end of their life cycle. The local Parks and Reserves committee has been notified as well as waterfront residents by a letterbox drop however an issue has come to surface with some residents. A screen of trees, planted before the consultative process, had been completed which has angered some foreshore residents. Positioned close together they effectively blocked residents’ water views. Council has agreed to relocate the trees and more plantings will take place between the new amenities block and the western end of the reserve. This will establish a corridor over the long treeless strip and link it with an existing forest near the boat ramp.