The Lourens River – an unprotected natural environment?

10 April 2015

The Lourens River, or rather the condition thereof, is in the news again.  Quite a long time ago now this watercourse was heralded as the first to be proclaimed a Protected Natural Environment (PNE) – and that was pretty much that.  Its pretty hard to tell what it is protected from, other than perhaps efforts to protect it!

The middle reaches of the Lourens in Somerset West.  Protected Natural Environment ? not really protected and far from natural any more.

The middle reaches of the Lourens in Somerset West. Protected Natural Environment ? Not really protected and far from natural any more.

 

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