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Archive for 2011/8

Applications for the 2011/12 Community Assist Program - now closed.

DATE: 31/08/2011

The Forestry Tasmania and Southern Cross Media Community Assist Program for 2011/12 is now open. The program will allocate funding through one round only, accepting applications during the month until Aug 31.

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Lost Falls - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 29/08/2011

Lost Falls Forest Reserve is located in the Lake Leake area. If you want more information, this is a good time to stop off at the Lake Leake information booth. However, if you read my blog and feel confident from my fantastic advice (like I know you all will be…..) then you simply turn right on McKay’s Road (or ‘M’ road as it is called on the Lake Leake sign), coming from Campbell Town direction.

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400 children and teachers enjoy Science Week

DATE: 29/08/2011

Forestry Tasmania gave students and the public an insight into the science of forestry last week with a number of interactive events celebrating National Science Week.

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New innovation plan to take advantage of market changes

DATE: 29/08/2011


Forestry Tasmania is moving ahead with plans to diversify its product mix and bring further investment in value adding to the State, Managing Director Bob Gordon said today.

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Liffey Forest Reserve - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 25/08/2011

Liffey Forest Reserve is located just south of Deloraine in Tasmania’s North West. There is plenty of signage, so getting there is quite simple, the roads are mostly sealed, with only a short stretch of gravel to get down to the car park.

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Forestry Tasmania welcomes CSIRO study

DATE: 24/08/2011


Forestry Tasmania has welcomed a new CSIRO study launched today that measured air quality in the Huon Valley region over an 18 month period.

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Arve Rd Forest Drive - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 22/08/2011

The Arve Road is the main road to get from Geeveston to Tahune AirWalk. It is sealed, but there are small patches of gravel where the road is being repaired, so drive cautiously.

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Montezuma Falls - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 18/08/2011

Montezuma Falls is definitely my favourite walk so far! It is located between Zeehan and Rosebery on Tasmania’s west coast. The weather here really does give you four seasons in one day so be prepared as I experienced hail, rain and sunshine, and it got down to about 7°C at one point so pack for all seasons (even in the middle of summer).

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Warra Ecological Tours

DATE: 17/08/2011

In celebration of International Year of Forests, Forestry Tasmania invites you to join us for a complimentary bus tour into our 'living laboratory' at the Warra Long-Term Ecological Research Site.

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Measuring carbon exchange in the forests of southern Tasmania

DATE: 16/08/2011

Forestry Talk  - 17th August

As part of National Science Week 2011 Dr Wardlaw's Forestry Talk reveals how FT will be measuring when forests absorbs carbon, how forests store carbon, and when forests lose carbon, using instruments on top of an 80-metre tower

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