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New Forests could spend $400 to buy Forest Enterprises Australia

Sydney based New Forest group is competing with four international players to buy Forest Enterprises Australia (FEA), which is tipped to sell for as much as $ 400 million. Source: The Australian
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If a tree talks in the forest can you hear it?

What if we could identify plants not by sight but by sound? It’s not entirely fanciful: every plant makes a unique set of sounds, an auditory signature, influenced by its physiology. Source: Gizmodo
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Forest scientist gains Order of Australia

Injecting scientific knowledge into the forestry debate has been a driving force behind the career of Canberra scientist Sadanandan Nambiar. Source: The Canberra Times

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Sharper Shape for forest scanning

Helsinki-based Sharper Shape is already bringing a new approach to forest surveying, which is vital for Finland’s electricity grid. Source: Quartz
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Forest Contractors Wood First promotion

The Australian Forest Contractors Association is pitching a ‘Wood First’ program to communities, councils and state governments this year. Source: ABC Rural
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Tas Forest Contractors turns 50 in decline

The Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association just marked its 50th anniversary but the Association is not what it was. Source: ABC Rural
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Elders leaves the forest

Elders is set to walk away from its disastrous foray into forestry through a deal that will cement the Caratti family as the State’s biggest holders of prime agricultural land. Source: The West Australian
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SA forest privatization attacked in audit

Privatisation of SA’s South East forestry assets continues to face criticism following the release of the state Auditor-General Simon O’Neil’s annual audit overview. Source: Stock Journal
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Forest growers to elect first board

The Forest Growers Levy Trust, the New Zealand organisation representing the interests of all plantation forest owners is calling for nominations for its first elected board. Source: Scoop NZ
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Forest Service stops logging due to government shutdown

The US Forest Service confirmed that it is shutting down logging operations on national forests across the country due to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Source: The Washington Post

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