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Forestry Tasmania FSC Project

Forestry Tasmania today announced details of its Forest Stewardship Council® certification project, and invited its stakeholders to share the journey.

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Forestry Tasmania Stewardship Report 2012/13, 17 October, 2013

Forestry Tasmania is cautiously optimistic about the future despite another difficult trading year in 2012-13.

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FT getting engaged, 11 October, 2013

Forestry Tasmania is offering the community, as well as staff, customers and other stakeholders, the chance to have their say on how the organisation engages with them.

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FT about to spring into fuel reduction burning, 25 September 2013

Forestry Tasmania is planning to begin its spring fuel reduction burning program around the State from this Sunday.

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Wood-fired renewable future for Tasmania, 19 June, 2013

More effective use of pulpwood and forest residues generated under the Tasmanian Forests Agreement can deliver a $200 million boost to earnings and hundreds of new jobs, together with sustainable environmental benefits, according to a German expert who has spent the past five months studying the State’s bioenergy potential.

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Forests for the future, 29 April 2013

Forestry Tasmania Chairman Bob Annells today urged full implementation of the Tasmanian Forest Agreement immediately after enabling legislation is passed by State Parliament.

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Regeneration Burns, 26 March, 2013

Forestry Tasmania’s planned burns program was designed to achieve science-based best practice in regeneration of native forests, head of the Fire Management Branch, Nigel Foss, said today.

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Harvesting on the Plenty Plateau, 22 March 2013

Forestry Tasmania says claims by Greens Member for Lyons Tim Morris about timber harvesting on the Plenty Plateau are without foundation.

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Planned burns program underway, 21 March 2013

Forestry Tasmania’s planned burns program for 2013 has commenced, Head of Fire Management Branch Nigel Foss said today.

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Study finds production forest landscapes retain biodiversity, 19 Feb 2013

A landmark study has found that appropriately managed production forest landscapes have a similar biodiversity to that of largely undisturbed landscapes.

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Log situation moves forward, 19 Feb 2013

Forestry Tasmania has confirmed that Chairman, Bob Annells, met with Kim Booth MP and local sawmillers this afternoon, to inspect logs on the Burnie Wharf.

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Montumana firefighting efforts continue, 18 Jan 2013

Firefighters trying to black out the fire which has burnt through more than 3,100 hectares of bush at Montumana in the North West of Tasmania are warning local communities to expect more smoke over the weekend or early next week.

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