I walk my dog along South Terrace near the Gapview …

Comment on Save our trees: reduce Buffel, call 000, collaborate by David Nixon.

I walk my dog along South Terrace near the Gapview Hotel… there’s a stretch of river there that I am in mourning for. To walk the middle line between harassing campers and conserving our glorious trees… cut the grass. All of it. Then poison what sprouts. Every month. The buffel grass seems to guarantee that they go up in smoke…and people camp where they’re protected from view. It’s a win-win, Ray; even if your primary concern is denying someone a place to camp, you can look green doing it.

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