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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New Look Schoolyard for Maitland Grossman High School

11 November 2016
Caterina Poggi is the Landcare and Environmental Coordinator at Maitland Grossman High School.  Caterina contacted us to show the enthusiasm her students showed in undertaking some rehabilitation work in an unused are of the school. "We were fortunate to receive funding to carry out some wo... VIEW

WA & VIC Demonstrate Sustainable Forestry

11 November 2016
WA Silviculture students experience sustainable forestry first-hand Students from Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) silviculture unit are experiencing sustainable forest management first-hand, thanks to Forest Products Commission (FPC) Manager of Industry Policy, Andrew Lyon, who is teaching the un... VIEW

Mount Lofty Ranges Signage Gets a Facelift

11 November 2016
Providing better information for visitors is key to the new signage developed for the Mount Lofty Ranges. Lennan Whiting, a Kuitpo Forest Ranger has provided us with examples of the new signage. “The signage is located at the visitor information centres as well as a couple of popular recreation ... VIEW

ForestLearning Excursion a Hit at PIEFA Conference

11 November 2016
PIEFA have just released their feedback on the ForestLearning Excursion at the conference earlier this year. Leading US Forestry Educator Rick Zenn, from the World Forestry Centre in Oregon, led an interactive excursion for 35 teachers to the National Arboretum in Canberra, on the first day of th... VIEW

Forestry Presentation a Hit at Marie Bashir Public School

11 November 2016
Timber Communities Australia Young Ambassador from NSW, Roy Head, today presented to the boys and girls of year 5 and 6 at Marie Bashir Public School in Strathfield, Sydney. Roy commented after the visit that “it was a fantastic opportunity to present and talk with students with a real appetite ... VIEW