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Much to learn about local gums

15 December 2011

In 2009, ForestrySA and PIRSA established four South Australian blue gum (Eucalyptus leucoxylon) trials on sites from the South East, through the Mount Lofty Ranges to the Mid North. PIRSA Agriculture Food Wine Forestry, Manager Science, Dr Mike Powell said “the trials aim to determine the...


Uni students embrace farm forestry exposure

15 December 2011

Forester Tim Mitchell from the Forest Products Commission (FPC) recently hosted a group of University of Western Australia (UWA) third year restoration ecology students in the Great Southern region.   Tim's presentation highlighted the role commercial farm forestry can play in restoring...


Forest Ventures’ Tasmania

04 December 2011

In the forests of Tasmania, an innovative forestry careers program has been run by the Forest Education Foundation (FEF) in recent years, and again, with the support of the Department of Education, we are busy planning for the latest edition which will get under way in April this year. Forest...


Creative careers in the country! competition now open for Victorian Students

12 November 2011

We are calling for ‘country kids’ (aged 10-18) across Victoria to submit multimedia clips that tell a story about country jobs and career paths.There are $300 gift vouchers (from a store of your choice) on offer to a winning entry from each of the 4 regions. Entries should address one of these...


International Year of the Forest posters now available

21 September 2011

New posters available from Forests NSW as part of International Year of Forests. Grab your free copy of Forests – all about wood or Forests – trees and timber to brighten your classroom. Email to get your free copy or have a look at to...

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