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Forestry for a better future: Climate, Commerce and Communities

Highly acclaimed for the fusion created between the latest science, practical experience and optimism, this years Australian Forest Growers National Conference will bring together 350 people passionate about growing Australia’s forests.

AFG National Conference to be held at Albury-Wodonga from 19-22 October, 2008, includes speakers and field tours that will appeal to everyone who wants to be part of the future of forestry in Australia.

Three keynote speakers – Barney Foran (distinguished futurist with a career at CSIRO), Rowan Reid (renowned tree grower & lecturer at the University of Melbourne) and Roger Sands (forest scientist & educator) will lead over 40 presenters.

Albury-Wodonga AFG 2008 will be your chance to define the ‘road map’ for your forests – showing the way to deal with the pressing challenges of achieving an economy of scale, optimising growth, water efficiency, fire protection, community acceptance, finding new markets, and adapting to climate change.

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