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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ForestLearning Postcards Coming Your Way

08 October 2015
A forest industry targeted publicity campaign commenced this month with postcard inserts in the October editions of Timber Trader, Australasian Timber and Australian Forest and Timber News.  These communications are designed to do one thing, engage people in the forestry industry and motivat... VIEW

East Launceston Gets Hands On at Forest Education Foundation

08 October 2015
At the start of this term, East Launceston Primary School had the opportunity to explore forest ecosystems by taking part in a series of programs run by the Forest Education Foundation at their school. Extending over two weeks, the Forest Discovery Experience provided a range of hands-on activiti... VIEW

Williamstown High School Shows Great Commitment to National Tree Day

08 October 2015
On Tuesday 28 July, the Environmental Crusaders and VCAL group from Williamstown High School celebrated National Tree Day.  It was a great day and amazingly, in the middle of a cold, dreary two weeks, sunny! The Environmental Crusader students planted over 100 salt-resistant shrubs in the ... VIEW

Australia Forest Educators Alliance Workshop

08 October 2015
Members of the Australian Educators Alliance met in September at the Woori Yallock offices of VicForests to discuss and plan what’s in store for ForestLearning for the next 12 months. The day entailed updates from state members including VicForests, Forest Corporation NSW, Primary Industries and... VIEW

It’s all about the Woodchop for VicForests

08 October 2015
Every year VicForests sponsors the very popular woodchop competitions at the Royal Melbourne Show and 2015 was no different. The crowds were as big as ever and many people visited Liz and the team at the VicForests display. This year the display also featured the ForestLearning bookmarks for tea... VIEW