Upcoming Events in Victoria

Networking Event: Urban Forestry

This event will include a presentation about the developments with the City of Melbourne’s Urban Forest Strategy. This will be followed up with time to continue conversation, catch up and meet fellow professionals.

Date: Thursday 21 September | Time: 5.30 pm
Speaker: Kelly Hertzog, Manager, Urban Forest and Ecology, City of Melbourne
Location: The Last Jar Hotel (Upstairs Function Room), 616 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Meals & drinks: At own cost, please advise if you are staying for dinner when you register.

Registrations (Inc. GST): Forestry Australia Member: $0 | Non-members: $10
Registrations close: Thursday 21 September at 2:00pm.

About the presenter:

Kelly Hertzog is the Manager of Urban Forest and Ecology at the City of Melbourne. Her team oversees the delivery of the  Urban Forest Strategy and Nature in the City Strategy, covering everything to do with trees, habitat and biodiversity in the city. Kelly leads a team of 12 arborists, ecologists, social scientists and botanists. Over the last decade at City of Melbourne, Kelly has worked in roles covering green roofs and vertical greening, community engagement, sustainable water management and urban forest planning.

Past Events

Victorian Forestry: Where to next?
Discussions around the ongoing impacts of and response to the Victorian Government decision to close native forestry in December 2023
Date: Thursday 20 July

VIC Field Trip: Opportunities for agroforestry and utilising plantation grown hardwoods in Gippsland
Date: Saturday 29 April

VIC: Networking Event
WithOneSeed Project, East Timor. Presentation by Andrew Mahar, AM
Date: Thursday 23 February 2023

End of Year Celebration & Seminar
Increasing productivity and value of Victoria’s forest plantations through tree breeding: past, present and future.
Date: Thursday 8 December 2022

Open Day: Farm Forestry at Brimin Lodge, NE Victoria
Date: Sunday 9 October 2022

Networking Event: Australia’s Timber Supply
Australia’s Timber Supply: The role of imports, impacts of war and what do we do now?
Date: Thursday 8 September 2022

File Trip & Demostration: CERES Fair wood
Gippsland Agroforestry Network (GAN)
Date: Wednesday 15 June 2022

Field Trip: Strathbogie
Farm Forestry North-East (FFORNE)
Date: Saturday 4 June 2022

Field Trip: Forest Pest Management Research Consortium – Gippsland
Date: Thursday 21 May 2022

Networking Event: Warragul
Gippsland Plantations and Investment
Date: Thursday 16 December 2021