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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Forestry Careers showcased in PIEFA's Online Careers Forum

02 December 2020
Australian teachers and students gained insights into the dirverse and exciting forestry careers and training opportunities with forester Elle Kromar from Forestry Corporation NSW. Elle shared her passion about working in forestry and spoke of her excitement about the diverse working opportunit... VIEW

Schools and foresters team up for National Schools Tree Day in Tasmania

02 December 2020
 The Forest Education Foundation and Sustainable Timber Tasmania partnered with over fifty schools from around Tasmania to plant trees on school grounds donated by Sustinable Timber Tasmania as a part of National Schools Tree Day 2020. Each of the fifty schools across the state received a r... VIEW

Ag Teachers get a taste of benefits of Trees on Farms

02 December 2020
The Tasmanian based Forest Education Foundation is a not-for-profit educational institution that aims to develop teacher and student knowledge about forest landscapes by providing educational opportunities that explore forest environments, resources and the future role of forests.  In term ... VIEW

ForestVR Virtual Excursions overview

26 October 2020
Since launching in September 2019, the free to access ForestVR™ - Learn through Immersion toolkit for schools has allowed students from F-12 to experience forest and timber processing environments first-hand through the magic of virtual reality (VR). ForestVR toolkit for schools - www.forestle... VIEW

School VET Coordinators Forest Learning Bus Tour a success

18 September 2020
      VET teachers touring Wellington Discovery Forest Tour of the Wespine Softwood mill Tour of the Bunbury Port Tour of Wapres site at the Bunbury Port   On the 22nd July the Leschenault Timber Industry Club hosted over 30 Vocational Education... VIEW