Victoria's Forestry Heritage

A History of Management

Native Forests

A good article by Turner et al (2011) is available here.

A large section obviously with focus on:

Our forest types

Early uses and the need to conserve forest areas

Timber harvesting ang regen programs using examples: History of Heyfield as a case study, building Victoria with poles for the electricity distribution network and sleeper production for expanding our rail network., farms and fencing, cities and houses.

The 1939 salvage operation - baby boomer housing

Link all the products to something that people can see in their end use.

Poem by E Ferguson to go in regenaration articles when prepared.

 

regeneration

Featured Articles

Peter McHugh - a VSF Graduate of 1977 - writes here about his first year of work.

 

Have a look at this wonderful article by Arnis Heislers about Alpine Assessments in the 1960's.

 

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