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Bird monitoring program supports forest plantations

A successful bird monitoring program supported by Responsible Wood Community Grants and undertaken by Birdlife Australia at the request of PF Olsen Australia has dispelled the notion that forest plantations are ‘biological deserts’ In 2015, BirdLife Australia began monitoring bird populations annually in hardwood plantations in western Victoria and have…

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Meetings with Traditional Owners a highlight of Responsible Wood third-party audit of VicForests

Sustainability Manager for Responsible Wood Matt de Jongh has spent a week in Victoria observing an independent, third‑party audit of VicForests operations under the RW standard for sustainable forest management. This provided an opportunity to gain a first‑hand look at the auditing process and the sustainable forest management practices undertaken…

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Call for Entry – 2022 Australian Timber Design Awards are bigger than ever!

Judging of the 2022 Australian Timber Design Awards has commenced with submissions closing Friday, July 29th 2022. Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, is proud to announce the continuation of its long running involvement in the Australian Timber Design Awards. Now in their 23rd year, the Awards are distinguished…