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Media Release - IFA-AFG Conference - More Speakers
Conference chair Professor Peter Kanowski said, ‘There is a growing understanding across the world of how important urban forests are to our growing cities in a changing climate. 'The diversity of speakers at the conference means that land managers, urban planners, farm foresters and policy makers will all find something of interest at this conference.'
• Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
• James Bulinski, Managing Director of CO2 Australia
• Lyndall Bull, Principal of Lynea Advisory
• Gordon Davis, President of Greening Australia
• Gary Dunning, Executive Director of the Forests Dialogue, Yale University
• Adrian Gray, Victorian President of Australian Institute of Landscape Architects
• Greg McCormack, President of the Australian Forest Products Association
IFA Media Release - Fire Fire Fire
Bob Gordon, National President of the Institute, said, ‘Fire has potential to significantly affect not only the environment but community’s social, economic and cultural development. ‘Foresters from the Institute know that more needs to be done in systematic monitoring and review of fire management - including fire impact mitigation, with the results being made available to policy makers, land managers, fire services and the community.
Nominations open for the Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry
The Institute of Foresters of Australia is calling for nominations for, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Sustainable Forestry Award for 2018.
‘It is about forests and foresters’, said Mr Rob de Fégely, Vice-President of the Institute of Foresters of Australia and Director responsible for international relations.
‘His Royal Highness has a well-known passion for forests and natural production systems. In recent years, he has provided support to the professional forestry institutes in Australia and New Zealand and prior to that in Canada and United Kingdom.’
Eligible recipients must either be a student or recent graduate and up to 30 years of age from a forestry, natural resources or environmental science university or college program, who have made outstanding contributions to their school and program, and to forest professionalism in general, within their community.Nominations close 30 June 2018 - www.forestry.org.au/honours-awards-scholarships/220-prince-of-wales-award-for-sustainable-forestry