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ForestTECH 2023
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Mechanised planting results feature at ForestTECH 2023

4 September 2023
The 2023 ForestTECH programme, consisting of pre-and-post conference workshops and meetings along with trade exhibitions has been designed with Australasian forestry companies. It’s now live. Last year, well over 500…
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ForestTECH places for young graduates & students

4 September 2023
Another opportunity (free stuff) is being offered with a free conference registration – up to five of them in fact – for this year’s ForestTECH 2023 event running in Rotorua,…
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Revolutionising Earth observation with Lidar-based mapping

4 September 2023
Geospatial satellite startup NUVIEW on an ambitious mission Anew and ambitious startup called NUVIEW entered the geospatial satellite industry in May 2023, following a lengthy period in ‘stealth mode’. In…
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Australia’s largest AI-powered bushfire camera network

4 September 2023
The Green Triangle (an area spanning south east South Australia and south west Victoria) will soon be home to Australia’s largest camera bushfire detection network. This investment in technology supports…
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Exploring AI’s potential in forest nurseries

4 September 2023
Can AI match human seedling grading in nursery at speed and accuracy? Under Forest Grower’s Research work programme, the Precision Silviculture Programme’s prototype says its looking possible! Developed in collaboration…
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ForestTECH News | Issue 71

1 August 2023
Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News. Residues2Revenues 2023 ran last week and saw over 250 attendees discuss the significant bioenergy and bioproduct market opportunities that are available to forest owners…
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Research aims to future-proof planted forests

30 July 2023
Research and smart technologies are offering hope and solutions to growers needing to create more resilient planted forests and mitigate the effects of climate change on tree health and industry…
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Tree seedlings – grown at speed

30 July 2023
For the first time in Australasia, a unique system of raising tree seedlings is going to be unveiled to the local forestry industry. Using the concept of vertical farming systems…
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Lack of low intensity mild fire – a major cause of eucalypt decline?

30 July 2023
Getting to the root of the issue: Review of eucalypt decline and dieback in relation to lack of low intensity fire management across Australia has been completed by John O’Donnell.…
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Advocacy positions from Forestry Australia produced

30 July 2023
Forestry Australia has released a series of two-page Position Statements to better inform members and the community of its position on a range of issues. Designed to be short, sharp…
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Forest AI – measuring global carbon capture

30 July 2023
A scientist from Indiana’s Purdue University is working with a large team of global collaborators to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) model that will combine information collected about billions of…
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NES could end all Australian native forestry

30 July 2023
Australia’s forest industry fears the Albanese government’s new national environment standards could end native forest logging nationally. Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek is drafting the new standards as part of a…