Leadbeater’s patrol helps feed possums

BY MELISSA CUNNINGHAM 07 Jun, 2011 04:00 AM http://www.maroondahweekly.com.au/news/local/news/general/leadbeaters-patrol-helps-feed-possums/2186137.aspx   Snowy trek: Emma-Kate Campbell and Tony Schnaedelbach make the journey to feed possums. FOR the past two winters,...

VicForests investigates timber claim

Jared Lynch and Ben Butler June 11, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/business/vicforests-investigates-timber-claim-20110610-1fwwq.html A TIMBER merchant has been accused of putting Victorian jobs at risk by sending thousands of tonnes of wood salvaged after the deadly...

Gains hard to price

Published “Letter to Editor” Scroll halfway down link: http://www.theage.com.au/national/letters/companys-action-unconscionable-20110620-1gbqt.html VICFORESTS’ David Walsh says that wood would have gone to waste had the trees killed or severely...

Council pounces on jobs

BY PHILIPPA WILLIAMS 09 Jun, 2011 12:00 AM http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/news/local/news/general/council-pounces-on-jobs/2190441.aspx A potential opportunity to bring the VicForest head office, and its 80 jobs, to the Valley has been pounced on by Latrobe...

Forest logging a big carbon culprit

Ben Cubby May 24, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/environment/conservation/forest-logging-a-big-carbon-culprit-20110523-1f0vv.html STOPPING logging in old-growth forests, particularly in southern Australia, is one of the best ways of making timely cuts to...