By JAMIE KRONBORG
THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Alpine Shire Council representatives and others were to meet yesterday morning at Nug Nug Reserve to begin to nut out problems at the popular campground.
The department confirmed that its public land administration officers were to discuss with council management representatives, reserve management committee office-bearers and North East Catchment Management Authority staff “a number of issues brought to (DELWP’s) attention”.
As reported in the Times Observer last week, these include pollution and sanitation risks and claims of unauthorised tree and shrub clearing at the site raised by neighbours Andrea and Simon Cohen.
The Cohens have been corresponding for months with the department, management committee and Goulburn-Murray Water about issues which have included crowding at the campsite and lack of proper sanitation facilities in southern areas of the campground.
The couple relies on the Nug Nug Wa Creek, which runs through the campground, as a source of domestic water supply.
They have been worried about human poo which they have found throughout the campground be-