Thinning of swamp gum along the west boundary of ImLal South has successfully prevented them overwhelming the shrub layer. Five months after thinning the cassinia, hop plants and tree violets are thriving. Within this minimal intervention area, the plan is to alternate thickets of swamp gum with clumps of shrubs.
Gib Wettenhall is interested in how we carry out large scale landscape restoration that involves the people who live in those landscapes. That, he believes, would build truly resilient landscapes.