forestry

  • IPCC report relies on forestry for change

    Etiketter: Forestry
    An intergovernmental report on climate change released late last week highlights the need for a whole-of-landscape approach to tackling climate change, and the vital role the agriculture and forestry sector can play in reducing emissions and storing carbon, according to Climate Proofing Australia (CPA). / Timberbiz
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  • Testing the water to shut town native timber in Victoria

    Etiketter: Forestry
    A market research company is visiting country towns in Victoria to test the water on the public’s reaction to shutting down the native timber industry. The most recent of several events was in Maryborough on Wednesday night. Others are understood to have taken place in Shepparton and Bendigo as well as various centres in Gipplsland. / Timberbiz
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  • Snow and drought led to higher felling costs in 2018

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The cost of felling in large scale forestry increased in 2018, according to recent statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Large amounts of snow in the north and dry summer weather both contributed to higher costs for regeneration felling and thinning. / The Swedish Forest Agency
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  • SEK 8.8 million to research projects

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 8.8 million to 12 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. / Södra
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  • Barriers prevent forestry accessing carbon credits

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Artificial barriers preventing forest industry businesses from accessing carbon credits through the Federal Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) means the fund isn’t realising its full potential according to Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA), Mr Ross Hampton. / Timberbiz
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  • Wood: The Ultimate Renewable campaign launch

    Etiketter: Forestry
    A new forestry advertising campaign with the logo, ‘Wood: The Ultimate Renewable’, is set to hit the screens, not just as a re-invigorated branding, but as a strategic reframing and an organising idea for the whole forestry sector. / Timberbiz
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  • New ministers for forestry announced

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Australia’s forest industries congratulate the new Minister for Agriculture, Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie and Assistant Minister with responsibility for Forestry and Fisheries, Tasmanian Senator Jonathon Duniam. / Timberbiz
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  • NZ’s Wellbeing Budget has focus on forestry

    Etiketter: Forestry
    New Zealand’s Wellbeing Budget will enable further transformation of the country’s forestry sector after the successful rollout of the Government’s One Billion Trees program, according to Forestry Minister Shane Jones. / Timberbiz
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  • Record-breaking 9th annual Wood Conference

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) was a hive of activity on 26 February 2019, when delegates from across the world attended the ninth annual Wood Conference. / Forestry South Africa
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  • More R&D needed in Australian forestry

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Both major political parties have committed to spend more on forestry research and development to reverse the plunge in both industry R&D spending and the number of research scientists over the past decade. / Timberbiz
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