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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Invertebrate collecting in the forest

30 November 2017
  Image: CSIRO Bugwise Copyright © Australian Museum 2017 Invertebrate collecting within leaf litter or behind bark on trees within your local forest or your school's own trees is an easy, fun outdoor activity for your class to do to fulfill a range of curriculum outcomes,... VIEW

Nature Play SA/ForestrySA Forest Festival attracts over 6000!

30 November 2017
ForestrySA's Kuitpo Forest played host to over 6000 people for the first annual Nature Play Forest Festival on Friday 21 April 2017. Organised by Nature Play SA (a non-profit organisation supported by the SA Government), the Forest Festival was a free event held at the Roc... VIEW

ForestLearning has reached 750+ followers on Facebook!

14 September 2017
CAN YOU HELP? Can you help us reach 1000 by Christmas?! Like and Follow us today to stay informed with real time news, resources and events around Australia incorporating forests and wood products into your classrooms! Find us here: and while you’re there, why... VIEW

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