Victoria’s Native Forests – State of Play
Location: Balwyn Park Centre, 206A Whitehorse Road, Balwyn
Logging is ending in Victoria in 2023. This is undoubtedly positive news, but many of Victoria’s forests continue to be at risk. Join world-leading ecologist Professor David Lindenmayer and forest champions Sue McKinnon and Aawa White, as they combine their scientific expertise and experiential knowledge and delve into the ongoing challenges faced by Victoria's forests.
From the issues of ongoing logging and fire management to the huge task ahead of restoration and regeneration, don't miss this exceptional opportunity to hear invaluable insights into the state of Victoria's forests.
Professor David Lindenmayer is a world-leading expert in forest and woodland ecology, resource management, conservation science, and biodiversity conservation. Sue McKinnon is a conservationist and President of Kinglake Friends of the Forest. In 2022 KFF won a Supreme Court case against VicForests which determined that VicForests had been carrying out widespread illegal logging over the Central Highlands. Aawa White is the main facilitator and trainer for the Kinglake Friends of the Forest Citizen Science Network.
Join us on 27 September to hear from these forest champions.