How our planning protects important forest values
How we provide beautiful, natural and renewable timber
How we regrow our forests after harvesting
How we're part of local communities
VicForests will transition away from the use of clearfell harvesting in ash forests which are home to the
Leadbeater’s Possum, Victoria’s faunal emblem as part of the Leadbeater's Possum Advisory Group's recommendations.
Retention harvesting will replace traditional clearfell methods in 50% of the area harvested across
the Leadbeater’s Possum’s range beginning from July 1st 2014 in the biggest change to harvesting practices ever implemented by VicForests - click here to read more.
A full list of the recommendations and the Technical Report developed by the Advisory Group can be found here
Going Bush looks at the relationship between fire and forestry and the argument that logging makes forests more fire prone.
Going Bush looks at the mysterious and elusive Leadbeater's Possum and what VicForests are doing to help the recovery of this threatened species.
Nick and Andrew check out the emerging market that VicForests customers have created and the features of wormy chestnut that make it such a desirable timber.
Victorian Auditor-General's report positive for VicForests The Victorian Auditor General’s Office (VAGO) report “Managing Victoria’s Native Forest Timber Resources” has found that VicForests is providing substantial social and economic benefits to regional Victoria.
Read "Managing Victoria's Native Forest Timber Resources"
VicForests Regeneration Program begins. VicForests will undertake planned regeneration burns across the east of Victoria in the coming weeks. DEPI burns information.
VicForests welcomes the Minister for Roads' announcement that electronic braking systems (EBS) will be fitted on all Victorian log trucks. (Read case study)
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