More than 600 Leadbeater's Possum colonies have been found and protected in Victoria. Each time a colony is detected in State forest a 12 hectare protection zone is immediately placed around the sighting.
Click here to read more about Victoria's State faunal emblem and what VicForests is doing to support the recovery of the Leadbeater's Possum.
Community Support Program now open for applications
The application period runs from Monday 5 June to Friday 16 June 2017
VicForests is inviting not for profit community groups and services to apply for a grant as part of its 2017 Community Support Program. The Program has been designed by VicForests to assist regional community groups and services who are working to positively contribute to their local area.
Please click here for more information about the Community Support Program
Please click here to apply for a 2017 Community Support Program grant
A new state-of-the-art radial timber mill will be opening in Gippsland this month and is set to boost both productivity for the mill and jobs for the region.
Chris McEvoy, managing director of Radial Timber Australia said that the new mill opening in Yarram is a first of its kind in the world.
VicForests offers a variety of exciting and challenging careers in native forestry. Roles within the business range from planners and foresters who manage the day to day operations to ecology and technology experts that manage projects and innovations that drive forward the business in our current market.