In saving a farm they protected a river system

Louise Nichols
By Louise Nichols
Updated May 11 2022 - 3:02am, first published 1:53am
UNITED: Wendy Bowman cuts the cake surrounded by the women who supported her in the campaign to stop a mine being developed on her farm.

Not everyone involved in the battle, that resulted in the protection of the property 'Rosedale' from being engulfed by an open cut mine, could make the gathering on the weekend to celebrate their success.

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.