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Forestry News articles

Sensing harvest planning improvements
23 July 2019
Improving the use of remote sensing data is the key aim of a national remote sensing project, that the FPC signed up to this month.
Radiata cuttings program
16 July 2019
The West Manjimup Nursery and Seed Centre has begun a Pinus radiata cuttings program to ensure the best available genetics are used in FPC planting programs.
Forest future proofing
11 July 2019
An experimental thinning program at Yarragil forest block is investigating the potential of silviculture to increase water availability and the resilience of forests to a drying climate.
Plan sets vision for the WA forestry industry
2 July 2019
The Djarlma plan sets out the strategic direction for the future of the Western Australian forestry industry to support healthy forests and support WA jobs.
New orchard to provide better wood
26 June 2019
A 12-hectare Pinus radiata seed orchard is set to improve the quality of the State’s softwood resource.
Future takes flight
18 June 2019
Trials of drone-assisted survival assessments of our pine plantations are off to a flying start near Bunbury.
Current FPC tenders
17 June 2019
The FPC is currently running several tender processes
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.