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Forestry News articles

Over-stocked in sandalwood
11 June 2019
Sandalwood thinning has started in FPC plantations near Beverley and Quairading, due to approximately 2000 hectares of the FPC estate being over-stocked.
Trails hub set to crank-up tourism
5 June 2019
The McGowan Government is partnering with the Shire of Nannup to establish Nannup as a trails hub for cyclists.
Break the Boundary recieved a grant for construction of a storage facility for bikes/riding aides for mobility challenged forest users. Photo credit Kerry Halford
13 May 2019
The recipients of grants through the FPC's community support program have been announced.
Current FPC tenders
2 May 2019
The Forest Products Commission is currently running a tender process for the sale of 180,000 green metric tonnes (GMT) per annum of woody biomass.
SEVEN giveaway
15 April 2019
As proud sponsors of the 2019 SEVEN mountain biking event, we're giving away two entry passes to this years race.
Sensing the future of forestry
19 March 2019
A remote sensing trial currently being planned in South West jarrah forests will improve the information available to forest growers across Australia.
The FPC will start harvest operations this month to recover as much of the timber as possible for local industry.
15 March 2019
Fire recovery operations will soon commence in fire-affected plantation estate located within the Lewana and Ferndale area.
FPC staff fired up
13 March 2019
The FPC suffered a significant blow when fire broke out in Lewana Plantation near Nannup, affecting 1,700 hectares of FPC pine.
Soil testing in the South West
21 February 2019
The investigation of potential pine plantation sites is continuing across the South West with an experienced FPC establishment team on the case testing various locations.
Time for a thinning
6 February 2019
Sharefarms in the Midwest are currently in the middle of a thinning program that will help create larger, healthier trees for future supply.

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