For those of you who do not know the Alan Fletcher Research Station situated on Ferry and Magazine Street Sherwood next to the Arboretum is due for closure this November. Staff are being moved to the new Bogo Road Facility.
Council have already made suggestions that this could be utilized for a sporting facility or as may happen in Long Pocket sold off for housing. Magazine Street and Ferry Street are small laneways and cannot take the extra traffic, handle the infastructure etc.
Please in your submissions ask that the area be returned to natural parkland that can adjoin the arboretum and not let go for massive development that will impact the arboretum and the community surrounding this area. This is a unique opportunity to increase open parkland directly on the river, we have Scott Emerson our local MP and Nicole Johnstone our Local Councellor on our side we just need more voices, please help and add this to your submission.