A reduction in pine trees harvesting across the Green Triangle has been signalled by OneFortyOne with doubts expressed about the availability of logs beyond 2023 for smaller industry processors. Source: The SE Voice OneFortyOne operations general manager Mick Theobald said the company
DTN’s headline “New CSIRO Research shows climate change lights fires” highlights the absurdity of some research findings emanating from our leading scientific institutions. CSIRO attributed our increasing fire disasters to industrial warming of 1.40C since 1910 causing increases in se
A new study that claimed New South Wales taxpayers would save millions of dollars every year if the harvesting of native timber was stopped drew a sharp intake of breath in a number of quarters this week. None more so than from South East Timber Association secretary Peter Rutherford.
According to a new study New South Wales taxpayers would save millions of dollars every year if the harvesting of native timber was stopped. However, Former Institute of Foresters president Rob de Fegely said Professor Macintosh’s report was not particularly “well founded&
A grant that will support farmers to plant the right trees in the right place on their land and prepare for a carbon-neutral economy is now open for expressions of interest. The Trees on Farms grant, funded and facilitated by Private Forests Tasmania, has $600,000 for distribution. S
A new loan program will support the development of new and bushfire-damaged forestry plantations to help secure our future wood supply. The Regional Investment Corporation loans will support growth in plantations, delivering benefits for rural and regional communities and the economy.
The Murray Valley timber catchment holds great potential for forestry plantation growth and offers a viable solution to shoring up future timber supply for housing and construction following the Black Summer bushfires, according to a professional forum held in the region last month. S
Ground-breaking new analysis produced for the Australian Forest Products Association shows for the first time that growth in Australia’s forestry plantation area can help deliver the nation’s “net-zero by 2050” target. Source: Timberbiz AFPA Chief Executive Officer Ross Hampton said t
Adding timber production trees to farms can yield significant productivity and financial benefits for landowners as well as increase property values, according to landmark new research. Source: Timberbiz The Forest and Wood Products Australia paper, which reveals that a take-up of far
On the back of a record 2021 planting season, Forestry Corporation of NSW’s 2022 seedling crop is well and truly underway with 11 million radiata pine sown in the organisation’s Blowering nursery. Source: Timberbiz Over the past eight weeks, nursery staff have sown around 300,000 seed