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Regrowing Victoria’s State forests

Every year hundreds of millions of eucalyptus seeds are spread across Victoria’s State forests. The seeds are used to regrow areas that have been harvested to supply wood to Victoria’s timber industry. Source: Timberbiz

Lachlan Spencer, VicForests General Manager Stakeholders and Planning, explains how helicopters aerially spread seeds over larger areas, and smaller areas are sown by hand, and that using GPS technology results a higher chance of successfully regrowing the forest.

This is just one of a myriad of articles in the August edition of Australian Forests & Timber News …. out soon.