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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Xavier College Northern NSW - Field trip to a renewable resource cycle: Forests and Timber

05 April 2019
A group of 16 students (14 studying Earth and Environmental Science, and two vocation woodworking students) and two teachers took a bus tour through the forests of Northern NSW as part of their Renewable Resource Case Study field trip. This was the first time the school has used forests and tim... VIEW

ForestLearning Takes the Renewable Forest and Wood Cycle Story to Agricultural Educators

05 April 2019
ForestLearning in January had the rewarding task of communicating, through trade displays, bus tours and workshops, the renewable forest and wood cycle to over 100 high school teachers from around Australia. The occasion was the AgForce School to Industry Partnership Program’s “Food, Fibre and Ag... VIEW

ForestLearning Industry Champions get busy in schools Term 1 2019

05 April 2019
ForestLearning Industry Education Champions are forestry and wood processing professionals and can be found in each state of Australia.  They  offer schools and students a unique glimpse into the work and benefits of forests and wood products through incursions and excursion experiences... VIEW

FAO International Day of the Forest March 21 2019 - Forests and Education: Learn to Love Forests

04 April 2019
Every 21 March the United Nations raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. This year the International Day of Forests promoted education to Learn to Love Forests. It underscores the importance of education at all levels in achieving sustainable forest management and biodiversit... VIEW

ForestVR April 2019 Update - Federal Funding Announced

04 April 2019
  School students around Australia will soon get a 360 degree view of the forestry industry thanks to cutting edge, virtual reality filming just completed during February and March at Mount Gambier, South Australia, Kyogle|Grafton|Casino in Northern NSW, Beerburrum, Queensland, and the Agro... VIEW