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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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Dan the man for Descent hat-trick

DATE: 08/08/2011

Former national representative canoeist Dan Hall was little troubled to complete a hat-trick of victories in the Forestry Tasmania Ben Lomond Descent multi sport event.

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Dan the man for Descent defence

DATE: 05/08/2011

National representative canoeist Dan Hall will be out to defend his title in the 22nd running of the Forestry Tasmania Ben Lomond Descent multi sport event on on Sunday 7 August 2011.

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52 places to visit

DATE: 01/08/2011

Check out recent updates to Forestry Tasmania's 52 Places to Visit, including an excellent blog by Shannon our bursary student.  Many of the 52 Places to Visit are complete with google earth links, photos, downloadable maps and GPS coordinates for your car navigator.

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Schools celebrate National Tree Day

DATE: 29/07/2011

Schools across Tasmania will take part in National Tree Day celebrations today with the help of tree seedlings donated by Forestry Tasmania.

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Tasmania - $111 million better off with Forestry Tasmania

DATE: 22/07/2011


Forestry Tasmania has launched a new television advertising campaign highlighting the contribution made by the timber industry to rural Tasmania.


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Sampler advances program

DATE: 15/07/2011

A NEW water sampler developed by Forestry Tasmania staff has boosted the effectiveness of FT’s pesticide monitoring program.

The floating rising stage sampler automatically collects water samples from streams when water levels rise after rain.

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Nursery celebrates 75 years

DATE: 15/07/2011

FORESTRY Tasmania’s Forest Nursery celebrates 75 years of continuous operation this year.

The nursery was established in 1936 at Perth in northern Tasmania next to the South Esk River.

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