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Natural disturbances examined

DATE: 27/04/2011

USE of fire in forest management in Tasmania will be examined by Forestry Tasmania chief scientist Dr Steve Read at the 7th International Conference on Disturbance Dynamics in Boreal Forests at Saguenay in Quebec in May.

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Legislative Council Inquiries

DATE: 18/04/2011

Two Legislative Council committee inquiries - one into Forestry Tasmania's ground breaking initiative to release half yearly results and the second into the potential impacts of the Statement of Principles Agreement- today was a good opportunity to put our position on the public record.

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Biomass - part of the solution to smoke from regeneration burns

DATE: 18/04/2011

Forestry Tasmania is continually working to refine its operations to minimise smoke in populated areas, and so far this year there has been only one smoke event to which regeneration burns have contributed.

 

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Forest visitor sites closed indefinitely

DATE: 12/04/2011

Several popular visitors sites in the State forests of the North East are to remain closed indefinitely as a result of last month’s downpours.

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Working to Deliver Outcomes from Forestry Peace Talks

DATE: 12/04/2011

The Minister for Energy and Resources Bryan Green said today Forestry Tasmania needs to re-schedule its harvesting operations to maintain timber supplies to its customers and implement the six month moratorium on high conservation value forests as part of the Statement of Principles process.

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Wood donation brings winter cheer

DATE: 12/04/2011

HOMELESS dogs at the RSPCA shelter at Mornington will continue to be warm and cosy during winter thanks to a Forestry Tasmania donation of 10 tons of firewood.

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Festival a winner

DATE: 08/04/2011

Forestry Tasmania’s participation in the Derwent Valley Festival through the Community Assist program proved both rewarding and entertaining for festival goers.

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Downhill Mountain Bike Tasmanian championships

DATE: 07/04/2011

It resembled a scene off the set of Star Wars ... in fact it was the assembly point for the Forestry Tasmania Downhill Mountain Bike Tasmanian championships ... the Darth Vader personas among the field of 65 riders.

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Derwent Valley Autumn Festival

DATE: 01/04/2011

YOU could win a Top of the World Tour at the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival this Sunday, 3rd April. Make it to Forestry Tasmania's Eagles Eyrie stand at the Festival for your chance to win.

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