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Field Day Notes

Private Forests Tasmania conducts topical field days for landholders, forest managers, forest owners, industry representatives, consultants and others.  These days showcase innovation in private forestry and best management practices. Visitors and hosts enjoy learning from each other by sharing  their  experiences  and knowledge.

For information on up and coming field days, please visit the 'What's Happening' tab on our home page. Please see links below for previous field day notes.

North West Tree Growers Field Day - Wynyard/Milabena (North West), 25 February 2017

Private Forests Tasmania were proud supporters of a field day held by the North West Tree Growers Group at Wynwood Sawmill and the Freeman property.  The field day focused on Eucalyptus nitens milling and drying trials, and special species management.  For additional information  on the NW Tree Growers Group, please contact Ian Chalk, Ph 0419 337 355.

Australian Forest Growers Conference - Launceston, 23-26 October 2016

Private Forests Tasmania was the principal sponsor of the Australian Forest Growers Biennial National Conference 2016.  

Plantations in South Eastern Tasmania Field Day - Runnymede (South)
27th November 2015

Plantation and Native Forest Management Field Day - Preolenna (North West)
13th November 2015

Discuss taking over ex Management Investment Scheme (MIS) plantations, owning and managing your own eucalypt, pine plantations or native forest, maximising the value of your plantations and native forest.

Plantation Management and Native Forest Field Day - Bracknell and Blackwood Creek (North)
17th April 2015

Native forest, E. nitens and P. radiata plantation management options on two private properties in the North of the State.

Agroforestry at Work - Radiata Pine Agroforest for Timber Production and Shelter - TIA Vegetable Research Facility, Forthside (North West)
12 November 2014

How radiata pine can be established and managed to grow high quality, high value wood and provide shelter for agriculture.

Trees for Shelter, Timber and Profit (North)
28th February 2014

Profitable tree growing options on farms to improve land use and increase both agricultural productivity and profit primarily through shelter for stock and timber production

Willow Bend Farm Field Day (South)
8th December 2012

Growing trees in riparian areas to improve water quality, shelter, biodiversity and timber production.
A field day for farmers, foresters and land-use managers

Cressy Farm Trees Field Day (North)
28th June 2012

The changing face of vegetation management in the Cressy district. Biodiversity plantings, remnant native forests, pine plantations and tree clearing, together with irrigation developments, dominate the landscape.  Trees provide habitat for insects, birds and animals, shelter  for  stock  and crops, timber, carbon offsets, erosion and salinity control, and a more pleasant working environment.

Bonde Pastoral Field Day (North West)
29th March 2012

The Values of Trees on Your Farm. A sustainable and profitable tree farming, cropping and livestock enterprise situated on the north west coast.

'Ark Rest' O'Neil Field Day (North West)
4th March 2010

Topics include harvesting and volume returns, blackwood trial, olive production, future ventures and maximising land use.