VIC – IFA/AFG MOUNT COLE AREA FIELD TRIP

Date: Sunday 26 May 2019

Location: Mount Cole/ Beaufort (approx. 50 km W of Ballarat)

Time: 10.15am – 4.00pm approx.

An insightful day to see many aspects of sustainable forest management. Staff from DELWP, HVP, and VicForests plus other experts will guide us. Topics include:

  •              Native forest management, incl. harvesting and regeneration
  •              Softwood plantation management
  •              Pyrenees Timber Sawmill
  •              Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) Recommendations
  •              Future of both upland and lowland forests

All IFA/AFG member are invited to bring along their family, friends, work colleagues and others who may be interested in forest management and conservation.

Meet at:                               10.15am at Railway Station, Pratt St, Beaufort

Transport:                           Car-pooling. 2-WD vehicles are OK (unless we’ve had heavy rain)

Meals:                                  BYO lunch/drink

Clothing/equipment:     Hard hats are provided, please bring your own hard hat if you have one. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Registration:

$0.00 IFA/AFG Members

$20.00 Non-members (cash on the day to Keith Maplestone)

Please register and forward any questions before Tuesday 21 May to Keith Maplestone at kmaplestone@hotmail.com