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Welcome to the website of the Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry, an Australian national research consortium with headquarters in Hobart, Tasmania. The CRC for Forestry links leading Australian forest research organisations, companies, government agencies and universities in a forest science and management research and education partnership. [read more...]

Recent documents

Technical report 214: Interim report: Socioeconomic impacts of forest industry change - Tasmania
Technical Report 214 — INTERIM REPORT -- 'Socioeconomic impacts of forest industry change: a baseline study of the Tasmanian forest industry' by J Schirmer, C Dunn, E Loxton, M Dare; July 2011 [pdf 6.3 Mb]

Handbook for operational community engagement within Australian plantation forest management
Dare M, Schirmer J, Vanclay F 2011 [pdf 9.6 Mb]

Onboard Computer Selection and Implementation Guide 2011
Enhancing forest machine efficiency: onboard computer selection and implementation guide CRC for Forestry / Forest and Wood Products Australia [pdf 8.6 Mb]

Technical Report 208: Structural adjustment assistance in the Australian forest industry
[pdf 377.5 kb]

Schirmer - Tasmania's Forest Industry 2010 - Summary Report
Schirmer, J 2010 Tasmania's forest industry: trends in forest industry employment and turnover 2006 to 2010: SUMMARY report. [pdf 4.1 Mb]

CRC for Forestry home

­­Managing & monitoring for growth & health ­

Managi­ng and monitoring for growth and health

Focusing on ways to reduce the cost of wood pr­oduction and off-site effects of tree plantation management, and decrease investment risk [more]

High-value wood resources

High value wood resources

Research into genetics, silviculture and wood quality to increase the value and profitability of eucalypt plantations [more]

Harvesting & operations

Harvesting and operations

Improving safety and efficiency of forest harvesting and log transport operations [more]

Trees in the landscape

Trees in the landscape

Developing forestry practices that meet agreed environmental certification requirements and foster constructive community engagement [more]