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CRC for Forestry News - issue two (March 2009)

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Issue two- March 2009 e-newsletter
CRC for Forestry News - science for sustainable forest landscapes

CRC's annual science meeting and third-year revie­w a great success

Sadanadan Nambiar - thumbThe CRC for Fores­try underwent its third-year review in late 2008 coinciding with a very successful Annual Science Meeting. In this article, Gordon Duff introduces the review panel, explains the review process and is proud to report how positively the panel viewed our research, relationships and management.

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Skogforsk scientists visit from Sweden

Peter Gore seed orchard - thumbDuring March, the managing and research directors of Skogforsk—the forestry research institute of Sweden—visited researchers from the CRC for Forestry to learn more about forest research in Australia, particularly in the areas of tree breeding, silviculture and forest operations. 

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Brad deserves a medal ... and gets one!

Brad & Clarke Medal'Trees in the the landscape' Program Manager Brad Potts has been with the CRC since it began in 1991. His prolific and cutting-edge research on the evolutionary biology and breeding of eucalypts has been recognised with the awarding of the 2008 Clarke Medal for research in natural sciences. Professor Potts joins such distinguished past winners as Sir Richard Owen and Sir Douglas Mawson.

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Program news

Read the latest program and project newsletters:

Program One (Managing and Monitoring for Growth and Health): The Monitor

Program Two (High Value Wood Resources): The Wood From the Trees

Program Three (Harvesting and Operations): The Log

Program Four (Project 4.1—Water Quality and Quantity): Uptake

Program Four (Project 4.2—Biodiversity): BioBuzz

Program Four (Project 4.3—Communities): Communities News

Program Four (Project 4.5—Land Use Change): Land Use Change News