Native hardwood timber production gets a plan for future sustainability

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By Jamie Brown
Updated May 4 2022 - 2:11am, first published May 3 2022 - 9:00am
Fifth-generation timber getter Ben Hanna, Whiporie via Casino, says the private native hardwood industry has long been managed for sustainable production but the industry's potential has been hamstrung by government policy until now.

This week privately-owned native forestry in NSW received a brand new set of work-practice codes intended to galvanise the legality of this long-term carbon-capture venture, and to ensure harvesting rights many decades from now.

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Jamie Brown

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