News & Events

News and Events

Check out what's happening in forest and wood products and with ForestLearning with the latest news from the industry below.

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14 September 2017
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ForestLearning Teacher packs

14 September 2017
Do you need inspiration, fast ideas and resources for your class and free handouts for your students? Order your free teacher pack by going to: and start seeing the wood for the trees. Since the ForestLearning teacher pack initiative commenced... VIEW

Australia’s National Schools Tree Day – 28th July 2017

14 September 2017
Approximately 3,000 preschools, kindergartens, primary and high schools across Australia took part in Schools Tree Day 2017! Students nation-wide have learnt how to plant, and care for the seedlings they grow.  Schools Tree Day can mark the beginning of a long-term environmental program, en... VIEW

Outdoor Classroom Day Australia – 7 September 2017

14 September 2017
On Thursday 7th September, over 200,000 students and nearly 2000 schools and early learning centres from around Australia enjoyed the benefits of outdoor learning time with specially designed lessons held in the great outdoors. OMO and Nature Play organised Australia’s first national Outdoor Cla... VIEW

Geography Teachers Association of Victoria conference and forestry field tour – 29th August 2017

14 September 2017
Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria teachers were treated to a Toolangi forest winter wonderland on 29th August 2017 thanks to tour guides from the Gould League and Vic Forests. Teachers were shown areas of sustainably managed hardwood forests and were given more of the science behind fo... VIEW