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Forestry News articles

29 June 2017
A hybrid sandalwood species has been discovered in Carnarvon which could lead to the development of a superior species.
22 June 2017
Work has begun to rejuvenate the Wellington catchment, increase Western Australia's softwood estate, create jobs and improve the quality of water in the Wellington reservoir.
8 June 2017
Sandalwood has proven its worth in monumental proportions on Post Office Island where a log from the shipwrecked Windsor pays homage to those lost at sea around the Abrolhos Islands.
Mountain Bike
8 June 2017
Pine harvesting operations will result in a partial closure of the mountain bike trail network in the Bramley National Park.
FPC Forester Dean Irving
18 May 2017
Our foresters have diverse skill sets and work with industry and the community to provide expert advice, a safe workplace for our contractors and manage our forest resources responsibly.
2 May 2017
The Forest Products Commission is expecting spirited bidding from wood enthusiasts and craftspeople when approximately 650 tonnes of assorted timber species are auctioned in Harvey.
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.

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