Victoria's Forestry Heritage

A History of Management

Native Forests

The opening article for this section is clearly still being developed



A good article by Turner et al (2011) is available here.

A large section obviously with focus on:

Our forest types

Early uses and the need to conserve forest areas

Timber harvesting ang regen programs using examples: History of Heyfield as a case study, building Victoria with poles for the electricity distribution network and sleeper production for expanding our rail network., farms and fencing, cities and houses.

The 1939 salvage operation - baby boomer housing

Link all the products to something that people can see in their end use.


1938 Photo - Cumberland falls


Poem by E Ferguson to go in regenaration articles when prepared.





Featured Publications

Circumspice '59
- Lawson, Smith & Fry

Leon Pederick - A Forester's Tale

The Eddy Papers

Brian Doolan's Papers

The Bjarne K Dahl Trust has given the FCRPA permission to provide a link to, and use extracts from, Bjarne K Dahl's Journey authored by Peter Evans.

Chapter 7 of Falvey L and Bardsley B (1997)  is entitled Forestry at Creswick and the University, 1910-1997. The chapter is made available with permission from the authors.