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Forestry News articles

Maryvale timber sleeper
31 January 2017
The City of Busselton is calling on Western Australians to help identify timber sleepers found in Maryvale.
sandalwood oil refinery opens
24 January 2017
A new sandalwood oil processing facility opened its doors in Boulder today, creating new tourism and Aboriginal employment opportunities in the Goldfields.
16 December 2016
The Liberal National Government will fund a trial program targeting feral cats using Eradicat bait in timber harvest coupes in the southern forest region.
Box tree timber
30 November 2016
The Forest Products Commission is expecting spirited bidding from wood enthusiasts and craftspeople when approximately 700 tonnes of assorted timber species, from the South West and Goldfields.
26 October 2016
Summer means an increase in log trucks on plantation and native forest roads in the Blackwood Valley, prompting a call for motorists to drive with care.
20 October 2016
The State Government’s $21 million investment into Western Australia’s softwood industry has started, with the Forest Products Commission sowing the first of more than five million pines
Pinus pinaster seedlings
22 September 2016
Western Australia’s softwood estate will be expanded over the next five years with the release of the Forest Products Commission’s Softwood Industry Strategy.
22 September 2016
The Forest Products Commission is working with the Harvey Shire to restore the Town of Yarloop by donating up to 20,000 seedlings for propagation following the devastating bushfires earlier this year.
WA Wood Show stand
12 August 2016
The Forest Products Commission promotes Western Australian native hardwoods and local furniture designers at the WA Wood Show.
WA Hardwoods Stand
15 July 2016
Local furniture designers partner with Forest Products Commission to showcase Western Australia’s sustainably managed native hardwoods.

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