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Celebrate the UN’s Year of Forests 21 March at the Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra

While celebrated every year on 21 March, World Forestry Day is particularly important this year given the United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all t
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Daniel Tuan heads up Forests NSW in Southern Region

Daniel Tuan has been appointed regional manager for Forests NSW Southern Region.
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Public Seminar Invitation: Tree planting for carbon sequestration: Are landholders interested?

RECENT YEARS have seen rapid growth in tree planting for carbon sequestration in Australia to service carbon markets. The Australian Government's proposed Carbon Farming Initiative, as well as ongoing promises of a forthcoming government-mandated carbon market, will likely expand the
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Treasurer agrees to forestry talks

The Don’t Privatise SA Forests Campaign has made some headway, with the State Treasury agreeing to meet to discuss the issue. Tomorrow (Tuesday), the three Mayors of the Lower South East councils will meet with the newly‐appointed Treasurer Jack Snelling in Adelaide to expres
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City of Mount Gambier Press Release: Treasurer agrees to forestry talks

The Don’t Privatise SA Forests Campaign has made some headway, with the State Treasury agreeing to meet to discuss the issue.
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ForestWorks response to South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015

ForestWorks, the Industry Skills Council for the forest, wood, paper and timber products, wishes to respond to the South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015 draft for consultation.
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Celebrate the UN’s Year of Forests – 21 March at the Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra

While celebrated every year on 21 March, World Forestry Day is particularly important this year given the United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all t
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Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update – a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC

Wood costs for the global pulp industry have increased 17 percent the past two years; only the US South has bucked the trend, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Global market pulp production increased by seven percent in 2010, which increased demand for wood raw-material.
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Gunns reports net loss for half year to December 2010

Integrated forestry company Gunns Limited reported a net loss after tax of $4.6 million for the half year ended 31 December 2010.The result was impacted by write-down’s associated with the sale of assets and business restructuring costs following the implementation of the company’s st
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