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Native Forest

Management Field
Day
Saturday October 8
Presenters: Bill Schulke, Sean Ryan

Impacts of thinning on forest health,


productivity, economic returns and
grazing
Poor environmental and productive condition

The latest update on Legislation

Current timber products and what they


are worth

Latest growth results from regrowth


thinned 10 yrs ago

Inspect 3 different thinning densities


sites and compare 10 yrs growth data

and the benefits to tree growth and


grazing
Highly productive forest with good ground cover

Inspect extensive thinning and long term


timber production on the Browns
property

Location:

Jess property Esk - 4 km west on Esk Hampton Rd


Browns property 14 km south along Esk Fernvale Rd

Follow the Field Day signs (See over for mudmap)


Time:

9.00am - 3.00pm

RSVP E: pfsq@bigpond.com

Free

P: 5483 6535
What to bring: A water bottle, lunch and a chair. Smoko provided.

Plots
and FD
Site

MAI (cm)

Gate

Plot number
Growth Results Jesss PlotsNo Thinning in Plot numbers 4, 7 and 10