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Forestry News articles

10 December 2019
Several Forest Products Commission (FPC) staff members re-assessed some old sandalwood trials to collect new data.
Forestry Minister Dave Kelly with Parkside Timber Director Robert Tapiolas
3 December 2019
More Western Australian jobs are expected to be created in the local forestry industry over the coming months with Queensland miller, Parkside Timber purchasing two South-West mills.
19 November 2019
The forest is now more accessible to people with disabilities following the official opening of Australia’s first adaptive mountain biking and trail walking hub in Pauls Valley.
11 November 2019
Over 30 teachers from Parkfield Primary recently got an education on the timber industry as part of a Leschenault Timber Industry Club (LTIC) forest field trip.
14 October 2019
Wespine staff and their families helped kick off planting for Wespine’s new plantation, Maranup 3.
25 September 2019
A forestry workbook for high school students has been officially unveiled at a conference for Geography teachers.
17 September 2019
A Pinus radiata breeding trial was recently established to test the offspring from some of the best trees in Australia.
2 September 2019
As a proud sponsor of the wood chop at the 2019 Perth Royal Show, the Forest Products Commission (FPC) is excited to announce a competition to giveaway four double entry passes to this year’s Show.
20 August 2019
An introduced species of deer has been officially captured by our fauna monitoring services in regrowth karri forests.
Sun sets on Indian sandalwood
6 August 2019
An Indian sandalwood study plot in Kununurra has been brought to a close with the final trees being harvested.