Victoria's Forestry Heritage

A History of Management

"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, 1996

Victoria's Forestry Heritage

This site is about the history of forestry in Victoria.

Although it is in the very early stages of development, it is accessible because it is hoped it will provide inspiration to those who have stories, photographs and other relevant materials to contribute. Articles will continue to be posted as they become available. If you have something to share, please make contact with the Association through this site.

and, by the way

Read this to get a wonderful overall picture of Victorian forestry.

Read this if you thought you knew everything about VSF Origins.

Read these articles by Alan Eddy



Featured Publications

The Eddy Papers

Forestry Family
VSF 1946-48
Bruthen/Nowa Nowa 1949-50

Mirboo North 1952-53
Heyfield 1953-54
Maryborough mid-1950s
VSF Lecturer 1954-66
VSF Principal 1969-1978

Thesis: Brian Doolan

The Thesis
Background Document

The Bjarne K Dahl Trust has given the FCRPA permission to provide a link to, and use extracts from, Bjarne K Dahl's Journey authored by Peter Evans.

Chapter 7 of Falvey L and Bardsley B (1997)  is entitled Forestry at Creswick and the University, 1910-1997. The chapter is made available with permission from the authors.



All photos on this page, and a few others on the site, were obtained from the VicFlora website. It is a site well worth visiting. The photos are available under Creative Commons Licence CC BY-NC-SA 4.0