A4 poster series
This series of five A4 posters provide an introduction to four key NSW timber species, and explain the terms softwood, hardwood, heartwood and sapwood:
Blackbutt (Eucalyptus pilularis)
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Timber teaser - softwood or hardwood?
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White cyprus (Callitris glaucophylla)
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How planted forests help the environment
Forests are important to a healthy environment. They protect soil, provide habitat for wildlife, and clean the air by absorbing carbon dioxide. Includes information on biodiversity, clean air, timber and salinity control.
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The pine plantation rotation
Forestry Corporation is the largest producer of plantation-grown radiata pine timber in Australia. This poster describes the stages of growth of radiata pine, and the plantation operations necessary for managing and harvesting the trees.
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Carbon: looking beyond the trees
Download a poster showing an example of the life cycle of carbon from a forest on the mid north coast of NSW.
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