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Forestry News articles

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.
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.