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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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5:30 today Going Bush

DATE: 07/03/2011

Don't miss the final episode in this series of Going Bush and your last chance to enter our competition to win 'The Ultimate Tasmanian Holiday". Sat 12/3  - 5 pm

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Specialty timber tenders open

DATE: 04/03/2011

AS from today a range of specialty timber logs and stumps is available for sale by tender from the new Island Specialty Timbers outlet at Smithton.

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Close shave for Simon

DATE: 04/03/2011

LOSING his hair was one of the side effects for Forestry Tasmania conservation biologist Simon Grove in his battle to overcome life-threatening myeloid leukaemia this time last year.

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Huon beat Derwent in 20/20 Cricket

DATE: 04/03/2011

In a great Friday evening at Franklin (25th Feb), the Derwent District lads posted a convincing win against the Huon District in a 20/twenty cricket match. Matthew Flakemore and Mark Bradley organised the match in what all involved hope would be the first of many games to come. Huon District has some very good lawn bowlers so you never know.

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Resilience 2011 conference

DATE: 04/03/2011

THE flexibility, adaptability and resilience of native forest management, using variable retention as an example, will be discussed by Forestry Tasmania chief scientist Dr Steve Read at the Resilience 2011 conference to be held at Arizona State University from March 11-16.

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