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.
$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 email@example.com