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Forestry News articles

The application of gibberellic acid increased flower production by 27 per cent and therefore improved the overall seed productivity of the orchard
24 April 2017
Our West Manjimup Nursery has just completed its annual treatment of its pine seed orchard using science that has proven to increase overall pine seed productivity.
Sandalwood Manager Ben Sawyer with budding forester Ronald Brennan
13 April 2017
The lure of the bush and an appreciation of the outdoors has led budding forester Ronald Brennan to join the Forest Product Commission’s Kalgoorlie sandalwood team.
16 March 2017
This karri seed harvest will rebuild low seed stocks and allow planting to continue in times of low seed yield.
8 March 2017
To celebrate International Women’s Day, female FPC field staff gave an insight into their jobs and why they love working in forestry.
These pine logs are being stockpiled for delivery to Permapole
27 February 2017
The FPC has commenced a pine (Pinus radiata) plantation thinning operation at Greystones, near Mundaring, with the rewards of our harvest supplied to local customers across Western Australia.
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.

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