” These compounds will leach into the river and directly destroy the algal microbial communities which are the foundation of the food chain in this water system.
This will devastate the marron and fish populations, including brown trout, rainbow trout and redfin, that currently inhabit the waterway.
Losing the marron is particularly concerning as Southampton have started farming them as a new enterprise.”
said Jeff Pow and Michelle McManus, South West farmers, 2015 WA Landcare award winners for innovation and sustainable farm practices.
Read Organic South West farm hold grave fears over aerial glyphosate spraying, watoday, June 7 2016.