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Carbon Plantations Kit

Private Forests Tasmania, supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry under its Forest Industries Climate Change Research Fund Program, received a grant of over $255,000 to undertake a new project, Carbon Plantations - Extending research and development to best management practices for carbon sequestration, wood production and new investment opportunities on private land in Tasmania, in 2010-2011.

The project aims to assist landholders understand climate change impacts, emissions trading, and options to invest in, grow and manage plantations as part of their climate change management practices.

The project partners include: Private Forests Tasmania; CSIRO Sustainable Agriculture Flagship; Rural Development Services; AK Consultants; Livingston Natural Resource Services; and AFG-TreeSmart.

The Carbon Plantations Kit, Case Studies and full reports are available as a consolidated single document.

NB:  the downloadable version of the Carbon Plantations Kit has been reduced in size for use on this website.  Should you wish to obtain a high resolution copy, please email tracey.king@pft.tas.gov.au

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