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Forest management in Tasmania - the Truth

DATE: 31/01/2012

Forestry Tasmania has released a detailed report titled Forest management in Tasmania - the Truth. It is regrettable to have to devote staff resources to counteracting the misinformation being used by anti forestry activists to hurt forest products' markets internationally.

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Forest Fun Day

DATE: 30/01/2012

Forestry Tasmania's Forest Fun Day was another successful event with over 400 people attending to participate in a range of both fun and educational activities hosted by Forestry staff.

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Conservation Agreement signed

DATE: 16/01/2012

The signing of the Conservation Agreement provides certainty to Forestry Tasmania, FT employees, contractors and customers, while the independent verification of ENGO proposed high conservation value forests continues under the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement.

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Teenager’s death remembered by mates

DATE: 13/01/2012

A moving commemoration of a young forester, killed fighting the East Coast fires in 2007, was attended by more than 50 family, friends and colleagues in the bush near Mathinna five years to the day after the tragic event.

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Renewable energy from wood pellets

DATE: 13/01/2012

In other news, German-owned, UK-based energy company RWE npower has announced the Tilbury power station, which will be Britain's largest biomass plant, will commence operations by the end of this month.

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Hollybank harvest to finally fulfill racket plan

DATE: 10/01/2012

Eighty years on, a tree planted to provide feed stock for a Launceston tennis racket factory is about to achieve its purpose.

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Deliberate fire risks catastrophe

DATE: 09/01/2012

A torched stolen vehicle sparked a wildfire that could have created havoc just east of Launceston last week.

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One Community, One Lunchbox, 400 Futures

DATE: 04/01/2012

On Friday 25th November 400 students and adults in the Huon district joined together in celebration for One Community, One Lunchbox, 400 Futures.

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