The Biggest Picture of All
This article is still to be developed
This section of the site is designed to capture summaries of the important forestry events that have occurred throughout our history.
The summaries that have already been developed for broad areas of our activity are available through the menu items at the top of this page.
But the Biggest Picture of all:
Early exploitation and destruction - mining and farming
Attempts to conserve and control - La Gerche, this article
1918 - FCV
1930's - first real focus on resource assessment
1939 - improved fire management
1940's - major reforestation efforts
major moves from central highlands to Heyfield to East Gippsland - sawlog harvesting.
transfer of govt plantations to private
business focus on hardwood management - Vic Forests