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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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Black River - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 15/08/2011

Heading west of Burnie to the Black River Picnic Area is a lovely drive. For most of the way you get a glimpse of the Bass Strait bordering onto the north coast of Tasmania. The Nut at Stanley looms in the distance and the green pastures of agricultural grounds make this drive very scenic.

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Halls Falls - Shannon's Blog

DATE: 11/08/2011


Well this was definitely one of my favourite places to visit. Halls Falls in the north east, is located up near Blue Tier, and is the first attraction along the way to the Anchor Tin Mine Site and Blue Tier.

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