Old forests -
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Old Forests, New Management
Conservation and use of old-growth forests
in the 21st century

The conference was held from 17 - 21 February 2008 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The committee wishes to thank all participants and presenters who contributed to the success of the conference.


Types or Species of Timbers and Their Uses

Despite the availability of the many new materials used for fencing, fences made of wood are still the favorite of many people. Having a paling fence in your backyard will provide the needed privacy and security, without having the look of a prison wall.

Also, Timber Supplies Brisbane advised that having a white picket fence in the front of your home will give it that vintage look, without the house or fence looking outdated or old-fashioned.

Although timber fencing is loved by many people, it is no secret that they require to be maintained to be as beautiful as possible and to withstand the harsh elements in the open.


AATSE Post-conference Survey
Please note that the names and email addresses of speakers and conference participants will be provided to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering to conduct a small post conference survey.


Old-growth forests in temperate and boreal regions are places of great beauty and importance to people. These forests are often managed for conservation and biodiversity value and as an important resource for timber floors production, so their management has inevitably become subject to a range of societal pressures. Current management practices for old-growth forests are increasingly informed by an understanding of the disturbance events that trigger forest regeneration. Research from several long-term experimental sites now allows a fresh look at ecologically based silviculture in forests managed for wood production.


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