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MEDIA RELEASE: Call on WA Government to release scientific evidence

2022-01-14T09:49:51+11:00January 14th, 2022|Latest News, Media Release|

Forestry Australia calls for science to justify native harvesting decision

MEDIA RELEASE
FRIDAY, 14 JANUARY 2022

The professional association represents forest scientists, professionals, managers and growers operating in all aspects of forest and natural resource management throughout Australia.

Forestry Australia President Bob Gordon said the association was concerned the decision to end native

MEDIA RELEASE: New website continues Forestry Australia refresh

2021-12-20T07:31:13+11:00December 17th, 2021|Latest News, Media Release|

New website continues Forestry Australia refresh

MEDIA RELEASE
Friday, 17 December 2021

The professional association for forest scientists, growers, managers in Australia has launched a new website in the latest step of its identity refresh, offering members and the public alike enhanced access to forestry resources.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin said the new website continued the

MEDIA RELEASE: Forest scientists say new approaches needed to address escalating forest wars

2021-12-07T13:22:17+11:00November 25th, 2021|Latest News, Media Release|

Forest scientists say new approaches needed to address escalating forest wars

MEDIA RELEASE
25 November 2021

The professional association for forest scientists, growers and managers in Australia has expressed its concern at the escalating Victorian forest wars, saying changes are desperately needed in the way the State’s forests are managed.

Forestry Australia Vice President Dr Michelle Freeman

MEDIA RELEASE: Forestry Australia Conference Wrap, Jolly Medal & Prince of Wales Award

2021-12-06T20:49:48+11:00October 14th, 2021|Latest News, Media Release|

Forestry Australia Conference Wrap, Jolly Medal & Prince of Wales Award

MEDIA RELEASE
14 October 2021

After more than 50 hours of program content delivered by 150 speakers to 453 delegates, Forestry Australia (formerly IFA/AFG) has celebrated the conclusion of its biggest ever conference.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin thanked all delegates and speakers for contributing to

MEDIA RELEASE: Forestry Australia announces new Directors, finds member satisfaction and retention higher than ever

2021-12-06T20:52:09+11:00October 13th, 2021|Media Release|


Forestry Australia announces new Directors, finds member satisfaction and retention higher than ever

MEDIA RELEASE
13 OCTOBER 2021

New Director announcements and new figures showing member satisfaction and retention are higher than ever were highlights of the Institute of Foresters of Australia’s (now trading as Forestry Australia) AGM held last night.

Forestry Australia President Bob Gordon welcomed new Directors Mick Stephens

MEDIA RELEASE: New shared vision urgently needed for Australia’s forests

2021-12-06T20:53:14+11:00October 12th, 2021|Media Release|

New shared vision urgently needed for Australia’s forests

MEDIA RELEASE
12 OCTOBER 2021

Active and adaptive forest management and increased integration of Indigenous knowledge with Western scientific evidence and technologies are key to restoring and maintain the health of Australia’s forests, the Forestry Australia national conference has heard on its opening day. .

Forestry Australia Vice President

MEDIA RELEASE: IFA/AFG announces new identity – Forestry Australia

2021-12-06T20:54:58+11:00October 11th, 2021|Media Release|

IFA/AFG announces new identity – Forestry Australia

MEDIA RELEASE
11 OCTOBER 2021

IFA/AFG announces new identity – Forestry Australia The Institute of Foresters of Australia and Australian Forest Growers has changed its name to Forestry Australia.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin said the new name better represented the broad scope of forest and land management work

MEDIA RELEASE: New name for IFA/AFG to reflect the future of forestry

2021-12-06T20:55:50+11:00October 7th, 2021|Media Release|

New Name for IFA/AFG to Reflect the Future of Forestry

MEDIA RELEASE
THURSDAY 7 OCTOBER

The professional association representing some 1,000 forest scientists, researchers and professional forest land managers in Australia will soon be known by a new name.

The Institute of Foresters of Australia and Australian Forest Growers (IFA/AFG) has announced it will launch a new

MEDIA RELEASE: Indigenous knowledge & shackles of wilderness – Study

2021-12-06T20:58:03+11:00September 30th, 2021|Media Release|

Indigenous knowledge & shackles of wilderness – Study

MEDIA RELEASE
30 September 2021

IFA/AFG welcomes study on Indigenous knowledge and the shackles of wilderness

The professional association representing some 1,000 forest scientists, researchers and forest land managers in Australia has welcomed the paper Indigenous knowledge and the shackles of wilderness by Associate Professor and Wiradjuri man Michael-Shawn

OPINION PIECE: Does timber harvesting make forests more flammable?

2021-12-03T11:31:20+11:00September 17th, 2021|Media Release|


Does timber harvesting make forests more flammable?

Professors Jerry Vanclay and Kevin Tolhurst have written an OpEd piece titled, Does timber harvesting make forests more flammable?

They note that, “Some ecologists and conservationists, opposed to timber harvesting, are trying to use bushfire disasters as a lever to stop native forest harvesting, but their case is based on opinion, beliefs

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