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Management of private native forestry approvals [PDF]

- Forestry; Ministerial

Local Land Services (LLS) will take on a new role providing advice to landholders and managing approvals for private native forestry from next year, Minister for Lands and Forestry Paul Toole said today.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has announced the winner of the 2017 John Holliday Student Conservation Award at an event held at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute this morning.

Farrer Memorial Medal presentation

The 2017 Farrer Memorial Medal has been awarded to Dr John Kirkegaard for sustainable agriculture research.

New research suggests there are enough residues in the North Coast’s sustainably managed forests and sawmills to power more than 200,000 local homes per year.

Welcoming Rain, Canola harvest

Welcome rain relieves seasonal conditions

- Agriculture

Following the dry start to spring, seasonal conditions improved for the state’s primary producers with average to above-average rainfall across most areas of NSW during October and good follow-up rain received in many areas in November.

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