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Archive for 2011/3

Still turning the other cheek

DATE: 25/03/2011

The Huon Valley Environment Centre and Still Wild Still Threatened have again failed to dent Forestry Tasmania?s commitment to the ongoing Forest Industry Strategy negotiations led by Mr Kelty.

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Tahune AirWalk a popular winner

DATE: 25/03/2011

TAHUNE AirWalk has been voted most popular attraction by purchasers of the information and discount publication Entertainment Book.

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IST Smithton officially opens

DATE: 24/03/2011

WOOD workers and processors have a new convenient source of raw material with the establishment of a new Forestry Tasmania Island Specialty Timbers (IST) outlet at Smithton.

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Regional award for FT

DATE: 24/03/2011

FORESTRY Tasmania has received the Commonwealth Forestry Association Regional Award for Excellence for South East Asia and Pacific region for its successful regeneration of eucalypts in native forest.

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AirWalk Lodge open for business

DATE: 23/03/2011

A BACKPACKER from New Zealand and a couple with a baby from NSW were the first guests to enjoy the affordable family friendly accommodation at Tahune AirWalk Lodge which opened for business on Wednesday.

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Tasmanian Forest Memorial

DATE: 23/03/2011

Tasmanians still have an opportunity to recognise the contributions of family members who have lost their lives while working in the forest industry in Tasmania by registering them for the Tasmanian Forest Memorial.

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Dynamic landscapes and the resilience of nature

DATE: 18/03/2011

Tasmania's forest landscapes have long been a source of inspiration for artists, as well as a source of timber. Two forest ecologists will paint a picture of how nature changed under European management of the southern forest landscape.

FORESTRY TALK - 13th April 1 pm

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Regrowth shaved for good cause

DATE: 15/03/2011

A YEAR ago Forestry Tasmania conservation biologist Simon Grove had begun treatment for life-threatening leukaemia and didn’t know if he would see the week out, let alone the month or the year.

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Fire, carbon, burning and regeneration (TODAY)

DATE: 15/03/2011

Forestry Talk by Dr Steve Read -
Chief Scientist, Forestry Tasmania
Today 23rd March, 1 pm. 

Fire and carbon are at the heart of forest management in Tasmania. Steve will outline how the fire-dependent nature of eucalypt forests links these issues, and leads to development of sustainable harvesting systems. Reserve your seat today.

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Changes to our regeneration burning program

DATE: 09/03/2011

We almost got it completely right last year – there was only one weekend in April when smoke from our regeneration burns contributed to an exceedance of air quality standards.

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