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Forestry News articles

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.
Community Support Program increased to share more benefits of forestry
4 February 2019
Grants scheme increased to connect more regional community groups with the Western Australian forestry industry
Grant to help farmers increase WA pine resource
30 January 2019
FPC Farm Forestry Assist grants now open to farmers wanting to plant pine trees.
17 January 2019
The Forest Products Commission (FPC) is currently running a tender process for the sale of karri and marri industrial wood, auditing and certification services and the provision of forestry inventory
20 November 2018
Best practice silviculture is creating more opportunities for timber production from regrowth karri forest.
16 November 2018
An interest in all things wood was enough for the International Wood Collectors Society to get a special tour of an active sandalwood operation.

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