Events

VIC: Networking Event – Warragul

Gippsland Plantations and Investment
The Forestry Australia Victorian Committee is excited to be hosting a face-to-face networking event on Thursday 16 December. A great way to wind into the festive period, the networking event is open to Forestry Australia members, other professionals working in forests and other interested individuals.

The short informal presentation will be followed up with time to catch up and continue informal conversation and meet fellow professionals working in the forestry sector. Tables will be booked for those who want to stay on for dinner.

Presentation Topic: Gippsland Plantations and Investment
Date: Thursday 16 December | Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Speaker: Deb Kerr, CEO, Victorian Forest Products Association
Location: The Railway Hotel, 81 Queen Street. WARRAGUL, VIC, 3820 (next to the railway station)
Dinner: at your own expense, please indicate if you would like to stay for dinner when you register.

Registration:
Forestry Australia Member: $0 | Non-member: $10
Registrations close: Tuesday 14 December at 1:00pm

To Register, Click HERE

Past Events

VIC Online Event: Developments in Global Forest Restoration

Forestry Australia Victorian Division Committee invites you to join an online seminar. Tune in to hear about the practice of restoring woody vegetation on degraded land and its social and environmental benefits plus new monitoring technologies.

Date: Thursday 2 December | Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm (AEDT)

Speakers:
Tony Rinaudo: from World Vision Australia is an Australian agronomist, who is widely known as the “forest maker.” He lived and worked in African countries for several decades and discovered and put in practice a solution to the extreme deforestation and desertification of the Sahel region. This method has restored trees to over 5 million hectares in Niger alone.
Talia Liney: from the Global Evergreen Alliance is a recent graduate of the University of Melbourne and leads the Global Restoration Monitor, an online platform that utilises ground level data to showcase global land restoration projects, spanning from large multi-country programs to local grassroots initiatives.

Registration:
Forestry Australia Member: $0 | Non – Member: $25
Registrations close: Thursday 2 December at 12:00pm
Zoom Link: When you register, a Zoom link will be provided in your confirmation email