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Funding for King Island fuel reduction

DATE: 24/02/2011

The Minister for Energy and Resources, Bryan Green, has announced funding to reduce wildfire hazard on King Island.

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Trees on farms project thrives

DATE: 21/02/2011


MORE than 300 hectares has already been signed up to Forestry Tasmania’s Trees on Farms project since it was launched last year, and another 280 hectares is in the pipeline.

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Episode Four of Going Bush this Saturday

DATE: 20/02/2011

This week on Going Bush:Hunting for the giants of our tiny streams; the beauty of special species timbers; and a look at the tourism attractions on state forest. All this and more in episode four of Going Bush.

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Half Year Financial Results

DATE: 17/02/2011

Forestry Tasmania has released half yearly results showing a $7million operating profit before the Community Service Obligation (CSO) costs associated with managing forest reserves (non commercial zones).

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Search for wedge-tailed eagle nests off to flying start

DATE: 17/02/2011

The annual search for wedge tailed eagle nests on state forest recently commenced in north west Tasmania – and has already yielded positive results.

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Open competition for Mountain Bike titles

DATE: 17/02/2011

Forestry Tasmania Cross Country Mountain Bike State Championships this weekend (20th Feb) marks the second event on Forestry Tasmania’s calendar celebrating International Year of Forests.

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Going Bush - Episode Three this Saturday

DATE: 13/02/2011

This week on Going Bush:
Why lonely trees are happy trees; monitoring the forest breathing; getting bogged with friends, a unique partnership between forestry and four wheel drivers. All this and more in episode three of Going Bush.

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Going Bush episode two this Saturday

DATE: 07/02/2011

This week on Going Bush:

Nick and Andrew visit the areas destryoyed by the devastating Victorian black Saturday bushfires;

the story of Tasmania's magnificent blackwoods; and,

serving Australia's most unique lunch at the Eagle's Eyrie, Maydena.

All this and more in episode two of Going Bush.

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New graduate timber course

DATE: 06/02/2011

A NEW flexibly structured online graduate certificate in timber processing and building will be offered by the University of Tasmania’s School of Architecture and Design this year.

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Award recognises excellence

DATE: 06/02/2011

LANDOWNERS and private forest managers who have demonstrated excellence and innovation growing trees are encouraged to apply AGF Tree Farmer of the Year Award 2011.

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