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Forestry News articles

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.
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
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.

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