Forests

Help Save Mowen Forest

This Christmas for just $50 you can save a whole hectare of Margaret River’s Mowen Forest!

Mowen forest that is at an imminent threat of logging just outside Margaret River. Read more »

Hazlemere pyrolysis wood waste incinerator: Questions


799. Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Mental Health representing the Minister for Environment: Read more »

Karri Forests - Logging: Questions


758. Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Agriculture and Food representing the Minister for Forestry:
(1) Regarding thinning of regrowth karri, for the financial year 2012–13, how many cubic metres of extracted logs were:
(a) karri; and
(b) other (please specify)?
(2) How much of the volume was:
(a) first and second grade karri sawlogs; Read more »

Forestry - Blueleaf Corporation: Questions


752. Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Agriculture and Food representing the Minister for Forestry:
(1) Since Blueleaf Corporation Pty Ltd was registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on 15 October 1999, how much financial assistance has it received from the Western Australian Government in:
(a) grants;
(b) loans; and Read more »

Timber production - Hectares: Questions


759. Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Mental Health representing the Environment:
(1) Under the Forest Management Plan 2014–2023, what is the area of each of the following available for timber production:
(a) native forest;
(b) jarrah forest;
(c) karri forest; and
(d) marri forest?
(2) Do these figures include:
(a) fauna habitat zones; and Read more »

NATIVE FOREST — TIMBER EXPORT

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[COUNCIL— Tuesday, 6 August 2013]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Baston
350. Read more »

Appeal the Proposed Forest Management Plan

The  Western Australian Forest Alliance is encouraging members of the public to appeal the Proposed Forest Management Plan 2014-2023. WAFA suggests that appeals be unique and on the reasons most concerning to you. These may be social or environmental. You may be concerned for cultural heritage reasons, because of climate change or issues regarding threatened species.   

Details on how to appeal are included in the attached document and from the WAFA web site. Appeals must be received by 11.59pm on 15 July 2013. Read more »

Intervention needed to save South West from reckless logging frenzy

Australian Greens Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam, Greens WA forests spokesperson Lynn MacLaren MLC. 2 July 2013.

The decision of the Environmental Protection Authority to allow the logging of almost 40 per cent of Western Australia’s jarrah, karri and marri forests is a disaster in the making, the Greens warned today.
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TIMBER INDUSTRY STRATEGY

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[COUNCIL— Wednesday, 19 June 2013]

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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Baston

 

TIMBER INDUSTRY STRATEGY

1. 220. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Forestry:

(1) Has the Forest Products Commission been involved in the development of a timber industry strategy? Read more »

FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN 2014–23 —PROCESS OUTLINE

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[COUNCIL— Tuesday, 18 June 2013]

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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton

 

FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN 2014–23 —PROCESS OUTLINE

195. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Environment: Read more »