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Forestry News articles

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.
Forest Products Commission welcomes new General Manager Stuart West
9 June 2016
Forestry Minister Mia Davies announces the appointment of Stuart West as the new General Manager of the Forest Products Commission.
ECU Silviculture students with FPC's Andrew Lyon and Jon Brand
29 April 2016
Students from ECU's silviculture unit are gaining valuable experience in sustainable forest management, with the help of the FPC.
21 April 2016
Contracts for the future harvesting of wild Western Australian sandalwood are now open for tender. The tender process closes 3.00pm (WST) on 10 June 2016.
Karri forest fire salvage harvesting operation in Northcliffe
8 March 2016
Salvage and regeneration of the young karri regrowth forests burnt in the 2015 Northcliffe fires has started.

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